Dr Ali Meftah Gerged

Job: Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH UK

T: +44 (0)116 250 6713

E: ali.gerged@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Ali has over ten years of national and international teaching and research experience in academic accounting programmes at higher/further educational institutions in the UK and internationally. He has previously held lectureship posts in accounting and finance at Misurata University/Libya, the University of Huddersfield/UK, and he is currently a full-time lecturer in accounting and finance department at De Montfort University/UK. Ali has developed, reviewed, coordinated, lectured, tutored, contributed to, assessed and/or examined a wide range of courses in Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, Corporate Governance, Corporate Responsibility and Governance, and Research Design and Analysis.

Ali has been awarded his PhD from the University of Huddersfield in February 2018. Also, he possesses a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Research Methods (University of Huddersfield, October 2014), a Certificate in Teaching Assistance Preparation Program (TAPP) (University of Huddersfield, November 2014), an MSc with Distinction (Libyan Academy of Postgraduate Studies-Tripoli/Libya, April 2010), and a BSc with First Class Honours (Misurata University/Libya, October 2005).

Ali is a Member of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), European Accounting Association (EAA), the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR), and the British Academy of Management (BAM). He is continuing research interests in social and environmental accounting, corporate sustainability and governance, and business ethics.

Research group affiliations

The Centre for Research in Accountability, Governance and Sustainability (CRAGS)

Publications and outputs 

Journal Articles:

Gerged, A. M., Cowton, C. J., & Beddewela, E. S. (2018). Towards Sustainable Development in the Arab Middle East and North Africa Region: A Longitudinal Analysis of Environmental Disclosure in Corporate Annual Reports. Business Strategy and the Environment, 27(4), 572-587.

Conference Contributions:

Gerged, A., Beddewela, E., and Cowton, C. (2015). ‘Exploring Corporate Environmental Disclosure in the MENA region’. In: the14th Workshop on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies, the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), 29th of Nov, Nottingham Trent University- England-UK.

Gerged, A., Beddewela, E., and Cowton, C. (2016). ‘Corporate Environmental Disclosure in the Arab MENA region: an institutional perspective’. In: The sixth North American Congress on Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR), first and 2nd of June: Illinois State University-US.

Gerged, A., Beddewela, E., and Cowton, C. (2016). ‘Reporting Environmental information in Annual Reports: evidence from nine Arab MENA countries’. In: The 28th Congress of Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR), 23nd to 25th of Aug, University of St Andrews, Scotland-UK.

Gerged, A., Beddewela, E., and Cowton, C. (2016). ‘Annual reports disclosures of environmental information: the case of the MENA region’. Ethical Behaviour and Ethical Disclosure Conference, European Business Ethics Network (EBEN), the 8th and 9th of Sep, University of Palermo, Palermo-Italy.

Gerged, A., Beddewela, E., and Cowton, C. (2017). ‘Country-level Governance, Environmental Disclosure, and Firm Value: Evidence from the Gulf Cooperation Council Region’. The 40 the Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA), from 10-12 May 2017, Valencia-Spain.

Gerged, A., Beddewela, E., and Cowton, C. (2018). The influence of country-level governance on corporate environmental reporting: Evidence from the Gulf Co-operation Countries. BAM Corporate Governance Workshop: Standards or diversity? The puzzles of corporate governance in the Middle East, Africa, and less developed emerging markets, the 16th of February 2017, Cass Business School, London.

Gerged, A., Beddewela, E., and Cowton, C. (2018). Empirical investigation of multi-dimensional analysis of corporate environmental disclosure in the Arab Middle Eastern and North African Region: An isomorphic perspective. The 41st Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA), from 30th May to 1st of June 2018, Milan-Italy.

Research interests/expertise

Social and Environmental Accounting

Corporate Sustainability and Governance

Ethical Accounting

Areas of teaching

Corporate Governance

Social and Environmental Accounting

Ethical Accounting

Qualifications

PhD in Accounting, University of Huddersfield - February 2018.

Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Research Methods, University of Huddersfield-October 2014.

Teaching Assistance Preparation Program (TAPP) Certificate, University of Huddersfield - November 2014.

MSc in Accounting, Libyan Academy of Postgraduate Studies-Tripoli/Libya-April 2010.

BSc in Accounting, Misurata University/Libya - October 2005.

Courses taught

Corporate Responsibility and Governance, Research Design and Analysis, Corporate Governance, Environmental Management, and Performance Management in Organisations.

Membership of professional associations and societies

British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)

European Accounting Association (EAA)

British Academy of Management (BAM)

Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR)

European Business Ethics Network (EBEN)

Projects

Corporate Environmental Disclosure in the MENA region: Levels, Trends, Patterns, Determinants, and Consequences.

Changes in Abstract Project: Did the Research Excellence Framework (REF) have an Impact?

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