Dr Hamza El Kaddouri

Senior lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Hamza El-KaddouriDr. Hamza El Kaddouri joined the University of Bedfordshire in 2019 as a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance. Prior to joining the University of Bedfordshire, he worked at King's College London, University of Orleans (France) and University of Burgundy (France). Hamza has 12 years' experience in higher education; he has designed and taught a wide range of modules in Accounting and Finance to both undergraduate and postgraduate students and supervised many dissertation students.

Hamza’s research investigated the transformation of governance system of French Universities after the implementation of legal audit. His transdisciplinary work connects corporate governance, new management tools, New Public Management and institutional theory.

His current research project investigates the relationship between corporate governance characteristics and the extent of carbon emission disclosures within listed companies.

Other References


  • FHEA (Fellowship of UK Higher Education Academy)
  • PGCLTHE (Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education), Queen Mary University of London
  • PhD in Corporate Governance and Accountability, University of Orleans, France
  • MRes in Accounting, Control & Auditing, University of Orleans, France
  • MSc in Management & Consultancy, University of the Littoral Opal Coast, France
  • BSc (Hons) in Business Economics, University of Abdelmalek Essaâdi, Morocco

Teaching Expertise

  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting
  • Managerial Accounting and Finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Social & Environmental Reporting
  • Personal Development & Employability
  • Specialist Project in Accounting & Finance

Research Interests

  • Corporate governance
  • Carbon Accounting
  • Auditing
  • New Public Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility


  • El Kaddouri, H. (2022). From the diffusion to the appropriation of cost accounting in a French university: Between institutional pressures and actors’ game. Corporate Governance and Organizational Behaviour Review, Vol 6, n°2
  • El Kaddouri, H. (2021). The introduction of legal audit within French universities: The impact on the managerial latitude of managers. Corporate Governance and Sustainability Review, Vol 5, n°2 (with Ajeeb, M.).
  • El Kaddouri, H. (2020). La relation entre l’audit légal et le système de gouvernance des universités françaises : une étude de cas exploratoire ». Revue Du contrôle, De La Comptabilité Et De l’audit, Vol 4 n°2.
  • El Kaddouri, H. (2017). Implementation of legal audit within universities: what types of legitimacy are involved? Review Gestion & Management Public, Vol. 6 n°2 (with Chatelin, C).

Conference Papers:

  • 1st symposium of Public Services Management & Organisation (PSMO) Group, Kings College London, December 2017, London, United Kingdom
  • 37th Congress of the Francophone Accounting Association (AFC), May 2016, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • 13th Congress of the Association for the Development of Education and Research on Social Responsibility of Enterprise (ADERSE), June 2016, Lyon, France
  • Annual Conference of the European Group of Public Administration (EGPA), September 2014, Speyer, Germany
  • International Congress of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), June 2014, Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco
  • 4th Symposium of the International Association for Research in Public Management (AIRMAP), Mai 2014, Aix Marseille, France
  • Annual Conference of the European Group of Public Administration (EGPA), September 2013, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1st Symposium on « When market sector and non-market sector meet » organized by the Loire Valley Research in Management (VALLOREM), November 2012, Orleans, France

Experience in Accounting and Finance Industry

  • Management Accountant, Global Brands Group, listed on The Hong Kong Stock Exchange, London, UK
  • Financial Accountant, Merit Scholarship, Erasmus Project, Erremme Business Advisors, Malta
  • Financial Auditor, El Kortobi’s Office SARL, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Financial Auditor, UHY Ben Mokhtar & Co., Tangier, Morocco
  • Trainee Consultant, Merit Scholarship, Tempus Project, CSE Institute, Lille, France


Contact Details

E: hamza.elkaddouri@beds.ac.uk

T: 01582 489254 ext: 9254


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