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Dr Renata Konadu

Job: Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

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

T: 0116 366 4839

E: Renata.konadu@dmu.ac.uk

W: http://www.dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Dr Renata Konadu is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance with over 5 years of experience in international and national teaching and research. Prior to joining the Leicester Castle Business School in January 2018, she was a Part Time Lecturer at Bournemouth University (2015-2017) and University of East London (2017). She also became a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA) in 2017 and a Certified Management & Business Educator (CMBE).

Renata has contributed to, developed, assessed, lectured and tutored various UG and PG modules including Corporate Reporting, Corporate Governance, Investment Analysis, Environmental Accounting, International Development in Accounting, Governance and Sustainability and Governance and Social Responsibility.

She holds a PhD from Bournemouth University (2015-2018), MSc from Stirling University (2012-2013) and BSc from University of Professional Studies, Accra, Ghana (2007-2011). Renata's research interest lies in the areas of Environmental Reporting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics and Corporate Governance.

She is a member of British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), British Academy of Management and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).

Research group affiliations

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

The Finance and Banking Research Centre (FiBRe)

Publications and outputs 

Journal Articles:

CEOs' reputation, quality management and environmental innovation: the roles of stakeholder pressure and resource commitment (with Danso A., Owusu-Agyei S., Lartey T., Adomako S. & Amankwah-Amoah J). Business Strategy and the Environment 2020.

Environmental sustainability orientation, competitive strategy and financial performance (with Danso A., Adomako S., Amankwah-Amoah J. & Owusu-Agyei S.) Business Strategy and the Environment 2019 

Environmental sustainability orientation and performance of family and nonfamily firms (with Danso A., Adomako S., Amankwah-Amoah J. & Owusu-Agyei S.) Business Strategy and the Environment 2019 

Corporate boards and environmental offence conviction: evidence from the United Kingdom. (with Tauringana, V., Radicic, D. & Kirkpatrick, A.) Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 2017 

Gender Diversity Impact on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee and Greenhouse Gas emissions in the UK. (Konadu, R.) Economics and Business Review EBR 2017 

 

Conference Presentations:

Konadu, R (2019). British Council and Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop "Financing Urban Climate Resilient Development"

Konadu, R. (2019). "Exploring the Nexus between Business Sustainability and Corporate Governance". 7th ICSD 2019

Konadu, R. (2018). "Corporate Carbon Footprint and Corporate Financial Performance: The Case of UK Listed Firms". 16th ATINER Conference 18

Konadu, R. (2017). "Relationship between Environmental Operational Performance and Financial Performance: The Moderating Role of ISO 14000 Series”. Bournemouth University (BU) Annual Postgraduate Conference 17

Konadu, R. (2016). “Accessing Micro Finance Loans in Ghana: SMEs Perspective”. ESRC Access to Finance SME Conference 2016 (Poster)

Research interests/expertise

Environmental Reporting, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsbility and Financial Reporting 

Areas of teaching

Corporate Governance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Developments in Accounting

Qualifications

Ph.D in Accounting, Bournemouth University - 2018

Fellowship in Higher Education Academy (FHEA) - 2017

MSc in Energy Management, University of Stirling -2013

BSc in Accounting, University of Professional Studies - 2011

Certified Management & Business Educator (CMBE) - 2020

Courses taught

Governance and Social Responsibility (PG)

International Accounting and Analysis (MBA)

Environmental Reporting (PG)

International Investment Management (PG)

Governance and Sustainability (UG)

International Development in Accounting (UG)

Corporate Reporting (PG)

Corporate Governance (PG)

Financial Reporting (UG)

Membership of professional associations and societies

BAFA (British Accounting and Finance Association)

BAM (British Academy of Management)

CSEAR (Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research)

Conference attendance

Konadu, R (2019). British Council and Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop "Financing Urban Climate Resilient Development"

Konadu, R. (2019). "Exploring the Nexus between Business Sustainability and Corporate Governance". 7th ICSD 2019

Konadu, R. (2018). "Corporate Carbon Footprint and Corporate Financial Performance: The Case of UK Listed Firms". 16th ATINER Conference 18

Konadu, R. (2017). "Relationship between Environmental Operational Performance and Financial Performance: The Moderating Role of ISO 14000 Series”. Bournemouth University (BU) Annual Postgraduate Conference 17

Konadu, R. (2016). “Accessing Micro Finance Loans in Ghana: SMEs Perspective”. ESRC Access to Finance SME Conference 2016 (Poster)

Current research students

1. Ali Hasan Hamed Alkharabsheh. Internet Financial Reporting in Jordan. October 2020 to date. (First Supervisor).

2. Hubert Prorokowski .Quantifying Sustainability of the UK Banks: Implications for Financial Performance. January 2020 to date. (First Supervisor)

3. Akinyemi Taiwo. Credit Risk, Corporate Governance, Associated Risk Factors and Banks Profitability in Sub-Saharan Africa. April 2019 to day. (Second Supervisor)

4. Mohannad Issa Ahmad Elmanaseer. Corporate Sustainability Disclosure, Audit Committee Function, and Financial Performance: Evidence from Jordanian Listed Companies.  October 2019 to Present. (Second Supervisor).

ORCID number

0000-0002-6246-1617

Editorial

1. Assistant Editor - African Journal of Business and Economic Research

2. Editorial Board Member - Advances in Environmental Accounting and Management

Leadership and Administrative Roles

1. Member of the PG Assessment Board in the Department of Accounting and Finance, De Montfort University. (De Montfort University, January 2019 to date).

2. Member of Sustainable Solutions Committee in the Business and Law Faculty.( De Montfort University, November 2020)

3. Module Leader of Governance and Social Responsibility (De Montfort University, Janauary 2019 to date)

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