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Dr Amama Shaukat

Dr Amama Shaukat
Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Eastern Gateway 104j


I am a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Brunel Business School. In the past I was also the Divisional Lead for the Division of Accounting at Brunel. I practice research led teaching and do research that is multi-disciplinary, relevant and impactful.  My research has informed policy debate on corporate board effectiveness having made wirtten submissions to various national regulatory bodies including the Financial Reporting Council, responsible for setting policy guidance on corporate governance practice in UK. One of my recent papers is also the top cited paper of the British Accounting Review - a premier Accounting and Finance journal. My research interests span the fields of accounting, finance, entreprenurship/small business and the informal sector. In the case of latter I am currently investigating the various work arrangments that exist in the informal domestic work sector. 


PhD (ICMA Centre, University of Reading)

MSc (Department of Economics, University of Reading)

MPhil. (Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University)

MBA (Institute of Business Administration, University of Karachi)


I am currently the module leader for the PG module MG5612 'Financial Accounting'. I am also co-teaching on the third year UG optional module 'Corporate Reporting'.  I also regularly supervise the final year projects of UG students as well as MSc dissertations of PG students. I am currently supervising two doctoral candidates researching in the field of corporate social responsibility and its related reporting and risk. 

Newest selected publications

Shaukat, A. and Trojanowski, G. (2017) 'Board governance and corporate performance'. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 45 (1-2). pp. 184 - 208. ISSN: 0306-686X Open Access Link

Journal article

Benlemlih, M., Shaukat, A., Qiu, Y. and Trojanowski, G. (2016) 'Environmental and Social Disclosures and Firm Risk'. Journal of Business Ethics, 152 (3). pp. 613 - 626. ISSN: 0167-4544 Open Access Link

Journal article

Shaukat, A., Qiu, Y. and Trojanowski, G. (2015) 'Board Attributes, Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy, and Corporate Environmental and Social Performance'. Journal of Business Ethics, 135 (3). pp. 569 - 585. ISSN: 0167-4544 Open Access Link

Journal article

Qiu, Y., Shaukat, A. and Tharyan, R. (2014) 'Environmental and social disclosures: Link with corporate financial performance'. British Accounting Review, 48 (1). pp. 102 - 102. ISSN: 0890-8389 Open Access Link

Journal article

Burke, A. and Shaukat, A. (2014) 'Establishment creation and destruction across business density cycles: US evidence'. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 11 (2). pp. 377 - 392. ISSN: 1554-7191 Open Access Link

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