Dr Sharif Mahmud Khalid


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Sharif is a lecturer in Accounting. He has a major interest in corporate governance and social responsibility practices approached from a critical and interdisciplinary perspective. He has a particular interest in African, frontier and emerging markets development. Sharif holds a PhD from Henley Business School, University of Reading. Stakeholder engagement, accountability, transparency, social and responsible investments, ethical and environmental concerns of the extractive industry resonate around his research interest. Sharif also holds a BA(Hons) and an MSc from the University of Cape Coast and Aberdeen Business, Robert Gordon University Respectively.

He has a strong interest in what he terms the corporate governance and CSR surrounding the Sino-Africa ‘barter’, where Africa’s mineral resources feed China’s demand for raw materials in exchange for infrastructure, concessionary loans and grants.

Sharif currently sits on the Executive Steering Committee of the British Accounting and Finance Association Special Interest Group on Corporate Governance.

Research Interest

Stakeholder engagement, accountability, transparency, social and responsible investments, ethical and environmental concerns of the extractive industry
Corporate governance and CSR surrounding the Sino-Africa ‘barter’, where Africa’s mineral resources feed China’s demand for raw materials in exchange for infrastructure, concessionary loans and grants.
Political accountability and transparency. I.e., IMF, World Bank and other international interventions in the developing world, manifestos, engagement and delivery by political parties; as well as accountability, transparency an engagement within institutional structures of the state.
In effect, sustainable development, social and critical accounting resonates around his research interest.

PhD Supervision

Extractive sector accountability
Corporate governance in emerging and frontier markets
CSR practices in emerging and frontier markets
Publications

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