Dr Ali Meftah Gerged

Job: Senior 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: https://www.dmu.ac.uk


Research group affiliations

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

Research interests/expertise

  • Social and Environmental Accounting
  • Corporate Sustainability and Governance
  • Ethical Accounting

Areas of teaching

  • Corporate Governance and Sustainability
  • Social and Environmental Accounting
  • Business Ethics


  • Certified Management & Business Educator (CMBE) - November 2020
  • Fellowship in Higher Education Academy (FHEA) - December 2019.
  • 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 (MSc)
  • Corporate Responsibility and Business Ethics (MSc)
  • Research Design and Analysis (MSc)
  • Corporate Governance (MSc)
  • Environmental Management (BSc)
  • Performance Management in Organisations (BSc)
  • International Accounting and Finance Issues (BSc)
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility (MSc)
  • Ethics For Professionals (BSc)

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)
  • Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS)
  • Centre of Research in Accountability, Governance and Sustainability (CRAGS), Faculty of Business and Law, De Montfort University
  • Al-Kindi Center for Research and Development (KCRD)

Consultancy work


Current research students

  • Dr. Benjamin Prince Nartey Menzo. Internal Audit Function and Procurement Fraud in Higher Education Institutions: Evidence from an Emerging Economy. Full-Time PhD Researcher.  April 2016 to October 2020. (First Supervisor). Successfully awarded his PhD. 
  • Mr. Mohannad Issa Ahmad Elmanaseer. Corporate Sustainability Disclosure, Audit Committee Function, and Financial Performance: Evidence from Jordanian Listed Companies. Full-Time PhD Researcher. October 2019 to Present. (First Supervisor).
  • Mr. Neil Yong. Cultivation of Universal Design for Learning & Teaching Innovation in an ever-changing climate of educational needs. Part-Time PhD Researcher. January 2020 to Present. (First Supervisor).
  • Mrs. Rana Kayal. Sustainable Development Goals Implementations in Developing economies: The Case of the Middle East and North Africa. Full-Time PhD Researcher. October 2020 to Present. (First Supervisor).
  • Mr. Ali Hasan Hamed Alkharabsheh. The determinants of Internet Financial Reporting in Jordan. Full-Time PhD Researcher. October 2020 to Present. (Second Supervisor).
  • Mr. Mustafa Shahbaz. Environmental innovation and environmental performance in theUK’s higher education sector – the moderating role of social capital.  Part-Time PhD Researcher. April 2021 to Present. (First Supervisor).
  • Rameen Niamat.  Gender Equality and crisis Management by women leaders inadverse situation. Full-Time PhD Researcher. October 2021 to Present. (First Supervisor).
  • Idris Salih Mohamad. The Impact of Board Gender Diversity on Corporate Sustainability Disclosure in the Middle East and North Africa. Full-Time PhD Researcher. April 2022 to Present. (First Supervisor).

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