Dr. Alireza Rohani is lecturer in Accounting at Middlesex University Business School and fellow of UK Higher Education Academy. In 2012, he received distinction for MSc Financial Management at Middlesex University. In 2013, he won prestigious PhD Scholarship from IIMP, Lord Ashcroft Business School where he finished PhD in 3 years.
Alireza has also several years of banking and commodity exchange experience in Iran where he worked as Letter of Credit officer at International Department of EN Bank and Broker at Isfahan Stock Exchange.
Alireza has presented his research works in a number of highly rated European and UK conferences including European Accounting Association (EAA), British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), and Management Accounting Research Group (MARG).
PGCertHE(Fellow of the Higher Education Academy)
PhD in Management Accounting
MSc in Financial Management
BSc in Computer Engineering
Learning & Teaching Interests
Alireza is best known for his teaching in Financial Accounting and Management Accounting. However, he also has taught a range of modules including managerial finance, corporate social responsibility, and foundation of accounting and finance. Below are the details:
Module leader: Issues in Financial Accounting
Corporate Social Responsibility
Accounting and Finance Foundation
Research Outputs & Interests
Alireza’s research interest includes social, environmental and carbon accounting. His current work focuses on the extent to which corporate carbon disclosure reflects carbon performance and to what extent symbolic carbon disclosure can manipulate investors’ perception, and hence improve corporate legitimacy and economic performance. Currently he is involved in funded research project investigating the role of voluntary carbon disclosure in reducing information asymmetry in capital market.
Rohani,A., Abdel-Kader, M., Jabbour, M., (2017). Carbon behaviour, reputation and corporate economic performance in carbon intensive and non-intensive companies. European Accounting Association (EAA). Valencia, Spain.
Rohani,A., Abdel-Kader, M., Jabbour, M., (2015). Carbon practice, carbon reputation and corporate economic performance: An empirical investigation of FTSE350 carbon intensive companies. Management Accounting Research Group (MARG). Aston Business School, Birmingham.