Dr Sharif Khalid

BA (Hons), MSc, PhD

Management School

Lecturer in Accounting

s.m.khalid@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 3607

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Dr Sharif Khalid
Management School
Room B049
Sheffield University Management School
Conduit Road
Sheffield
S10 1FL
Profile

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 The 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 The Aberdeen Business, Robert Gordon University Respectively.

He also earned a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching from The University of Sheffield and is a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy, UK. 

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 interests
  • 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.
Publications

Journal articles

Chapters

Presentations

  • Khalid SM, Atkins J & Barone E Site-specific and Geographical Segmental Social, Environmental and Ethical Disclosures by the Ghanaian Mining Sector. RIS download Bibtex download
Research group

Sharif is interested in PhD supervision in the following subjects:

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