Mrs Hanadi Alshamlan

Room: Dainton Building-Graduate Research Centre- C floor-Office number C12e-S3 7HF

University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
Master of Accounting and Financial Management with Distinction

English Language Centre, Bristol, UK
Diploma of English Language (Achieved A Level)

King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Bachelor of Accounting with First Class Honours


Hanadi graduated in 2010 with first-class honours in business studies, specialising in accounting, from King Saud University, KSA. In 2016, she obtained an MSc in accounting and financial management, with distinction, from the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. In 2017, she started her PhD at Sheffield University Management School, specialising in accounting and finical management (AFM).

Following her BSc graduation, Hanadi worked as a teaching assistant in the Accounting and Finance Department at Riyadh College of Technology, KSA. She taught financial accounting, cost accounting and government accounting. In addition, Hanadi worked part time at the National Centre of Assessment in Higher Education, KSA. She is now a lecturer in the Accounting Department at the Al-Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University, KSA. Her teaching interests are in management accounting and financial accounting. She is also involved in teaching introduction to management accounting and serves as the module leader. Hanadi received scholarships from the Al-Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University and the Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau in London to undertake her MSc and PhD in the UK.


Dr John Brierley
Dr Wael Hadid

Thesis Title

The Costing Systems in Non-Manufacturing Industry

Scope of Research (aims and objectives)

There is limited research on costing systems in non-manufacturing industry. This research project uses quantitative research methods to apply contingency theory to develop and test three models of the influence of independent constructs on activity-based costing (ABC) adoption, activity management (AM) and cost system sophistication (CSS), and the influences of ABC adoption and AM and CSS on outcome measures.

Recent Publications

Alshamlan, H (2016). The costing Systems in Saudi Arabian Hospitals. Saudi Digital Library (SDL).

Conference presentations

SUMS Inaugural Doctoral Conference 12th September 2017. Best paper awarded.
White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Conference 23ed October 2017. Best poster awarded.