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Dr Chaudhry Ghafran

EDI Lead, Deputy Director of PhD Programme, Associate Professor in Accounting

PhD, MSc, PGCE, BSC (Hons), FHEA

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EDI Lead, Deputy Director of PhD Programme, Associate Professor in Accounting in the Business SchoolR203 


Ghafran is an Associate Professor in Accounting at Durham University Business School. Ghafran holds a PhD from the University of Sheffield. His research interests lie in the area of governance and accountability, specifically focusing on the governance role of corporate boards and accountability practices of non-governmental organisations. His research work covers areas such as financial reporting and corporate social performance. He has published his work in world leading and internationally excellent academic journals. He serves on the editorial advisory board for the International Journal of Auditing. Ghafran is also a keen observer of pressing social issues of our times providing critical analysis in various media outlets.
Ghafran is interested in supervising PhD students with innovative ideas in the field of governance and accountability.

Research interests

  • Corporate Governance
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Global Governance


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