A Ugandan professor with a PhD, Stephen Korutaro Nkundabanyanga lectures at Makerere University’s business school. He is an ACCA-trained accountant as well as a Rotarian. Since 2011, he has been a member of the African Accounting and Finance Association. He has a significant body of published work and is on editorial boards for several journals (https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0940-9745).
Olayinka (Yinka) Moses is the Academic Programme Leader for the Master of Business Professional at the Wellington School of Business and Government, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Yinka is a dynamic scholar with significant contributions to the African Accounting and Finance community, as evidenced by his various roles within African and other developing countries’ organizations and initiatives. He plays a pivotal role in driving research and innovation across the African continent and several developing countries.
Yinka has published in reputable accounting journals and continues to engage in contemporary debates relevant to the advancement of accounting research. His research interests intersect management accounting and financial reporting, examining how accountability and reporting are implicated in managerial and broader sustainability practices.
Furthermore, Yinka holds influential editorial positions in several accounting journals, contributing to the dissemination of knowledge and the advancement of the accounting profession
Philippe Lassou is an Associate Professor of Accounting at University of Guelph. His research examines the interplay between accounting, governance and development in developing countries, with a particular focus on the government sector and indigenous development issues. His theoretical and methodological perspectives are problem centric. He has published on government accounting, public finance management and poverty reduction dynamics in high ranked journals. He is an associate editor for Critical Perspectives on Accounting, and Accounting Perspectives. Philippe is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA).
Musa Mangena is a Professor of Accounting at the Nottingham University Business School, The University of Nottingham and has teaching expertise in financial accounting, corporate reporting, and corporate governance at undergraduate, postgraduate and executive levels. He previously worked at the Essex Business School (University of Essex), Nottingham Business School (Nottingham Trent University) and Bradford University Management School and held leadership roles including head of department and head of research group. Prior to becoming an academic, Musa spent several years in the financial services industry holding senior positions across different functional areas. His research interests are in the areas of corporate governance, corporate reporting and consequences, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. He is widely published in top business and management journals, including among others, Journal of Corporate Finance; Review of Accounting Studies; British Journal of Management and Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. He is currently the Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies and the Journal of Applied Accounting Research.
Danson Kimani currently serves as the AAFA’s Diaspora Representative. Danson is an Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance at the University of York, UK, and a Visiting Fellow at the Essex Accounting Centre, University of Essex, UK. Danson is recognized as a Fellow of Advance HE (UK) and an Academic Fellow of the Association of International Accountants. Danson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance major) from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (Kenya), a Master of Banking & Finance from Moi University (Kenya), and both a Master of Research in Management & Business (Accounting and Finance track) and a PhD in Accounting and Finance from The Open University, UK. Danson’s research is centred on accounting and corporate governance, and he actively contributes to the academic community by serving on the editorial boards of two scholarly journals: the ‘Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies’ and the ‘Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies’. Danson is also engaged in impactful work, including his involvement in the development of the National Corporate Governance Code for Ghana and his collaboration in the co-design of a novel Blue-and-Green Infrastructure Strategy for Colchester City Council in the UK. He has also played a pivotal role in reviewing the African Principles and Guidelines on Corporate Governance under the auspices of the Africa Corporate Governance Network (ACGN). Most recently, he participated in a project aimed at assessing the extent of implementation of the Code of Governance for State Corporations (Mwongozo) in Kenya.
Je suis Maître de Conférences en Comptabilité à l’Université de Toulouse3 Paul Sabatier (France) depuis 2013. Mes recherches s’inscrivent en comptabilité financière en s’intéressant plus particulièrement aux pratiques de présentation/divulgation de l’information financière des entreprises/organisations et aux interactions comportementales qui sous-tendent les relations entre les entreprises/organisations et les intervenants dans la production de l’information financière dans le contexte des pays en développement (PED) et plus particulièrement les pays africains. Mes travaux cherchent à contextualiser les interactions stratégiques des acteurs en les situant dans leurs réalités sociales, physiques et institutionnelles.
Mes travaux ont été publiés dans des revues académiques prestigieuses : Critical Perspectives on Accounting (CPA), Comptabilité Contrôle Audit (CCA), Journal of Applied Accounting Research (JAAR).
I have been Associate Professor in Accounting at the University of Toulouse3 Paul Sabatier (France) since 2013. My research focuses on financial accounting, with a particular interest in the financial reporting/disclosure practices of firms/organisations and the behavioural interactions underlying the relationships between firms/organisations and those involved in the production of financial information in the context of developing countries (DCs) and more particularly African countries. My work seeks to contextualise the strategic interactions of stakeholders by situating them in their social, physical and institutional realities.
Aziza Laguecir is a Franco-Algerian Professor in Management Control at EDHEC Business School. She holds a PhD in Management Control from ESSEC Business School and Strasbourg University. She has previous experience in international leading Business Schools (e.g., Laval University Québec, Imperial College U.K.). Her research interests include management accounting and control systems and practices (MAS and MCS). More specifically, she developed two main axes of research.
In her research, Professor Laguecir adopts interpretative and critical approaches using qualitative methods. She has published papers in prestigious academic journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics, JPBAFM, Management Accounting Research, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, the British Journal of Management, and the Organization Studies, International Studies of Management and Organization, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Management Development, and was an invited author of chapters in books.
She presented her work at various national and international conferences, such as the American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, the Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA), and the European Accounting Association (EAA). She is also involved in the scientific committee of EAA and IPA conferences. She currently serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, and Contrôle Comptabilité Audit -Accounting Audit and Control. In addition, she is acting as a reviewer of several academic journals. Finally, she also serves as an expert in funding evaluation for the French foreign affairs office and the ACAFRI.
SOULEYMANOU KADOUAMAÏ is Associate Professor in Management Sciences, Full Professor of the African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES), Knight of the International Order of Academic Palms (OIPA) of CAMES, Focal Point of the Conference of Rectors of Francophone Universities of Africa and the Indian Ocean (CRUFAOCI) at UGa, Writer, Head of Department of Control/Audit-Accounting-Finance, Director of the Higher School of Economic and Commercial Sciences (ESSEC) at University of Garoua (UGa), Author of three (3) books and thirty-five (35) articles. He was Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Association Francophone de Comptabilité – Africa Section. He is a member of the AFC (Association Francophone de Comptable), the ACFAS (Association Francophone pour le Savoir), Representative of Central Africa to the AAFA (African of Accounting and Finance Association). He is a reviewer of the Revue REGO (Recherche en Economie et Gestion des Organisations), the Revue Camerounaise de Management (RCM) and the Revue Africaine de Gestion (RAG)).
SOULEYMANOU KADOUAMAÏ est Agrégé en Sciences de Gestion, Professeur Titulaire du Conseil Africain et Malgache pour l’Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES), Chevalier de l’Ordre International des Palmes Académiques (OIPA) du CAMES, Point Focal de la Conférence des Recteurs des Universités Francophones d’Afrique et de l’Océan Indien (CRUFAOCI) à l’UGa, Écrivain, Chef de Département de Contrôle/Audit-Comptabilité-Finance, Directeur de l’École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) à l’Université de Garoua (UGa), Auteur de trois (3) livres et de trente-cinq (35) articles. Il était Président du Comité de Pilotage de l’Association Francophone de Comptabilité – Section Afrique. Il est membre de l’AFC (Association Francophone de Comptabilité), de l’ACFAS (Association Francophone pour le Savoir), Représentant de l’Afrique Centrale à l’AAFA (African of Accounting and Finance Association). Il est réviseur de la Revue REGO (Recherche en Economie et Gestion des Organisations), de la Revue Camerounaise de Management (RCM) et de la Revue Africaine de Gestion (RAG).
Irene is an Associate Professor of Accounting in Makerere University Business School Uganda in the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Commerce. She is also the Associate Dean of Faculty of Commerce from 2018 to date. She holds a Ph.D., a Master’s of Science in Accounting & Finance, a Bachelor of Commerce and an ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). She has nineteen (19) years of lecturing experience, published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and an External Examiner in a number of public and private universities. Irene is also a resourceful person at the Institute of Certified Public Accountants Uganda (ICPAU), regional representative of AAFA for the East African region from 2019 to date and also serves on multiple boards.
Dr Imaobong Judith Nnam is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a senior lecturer at the Department of Accountancy, University of Nigeria, Enugu campus where she teaches both the postgraduate and undergraduate students. Her main areas of research interest are in environmental, sustainability and governance reporting, and gender issues. She is also actively involved in activities of ICAN where she served two terms in the National Committee on Student Investigation and Disciplinary Committee. Presently she serves as the chief invigilator in the state where she oversees the whole examination process for both professional ICAN examination and the Accounts Technician Scheme for West Africa (ATSWA). She has also served as a technical secretary and chairman of the research and technical committee of the state’s chapter of ICAN.
Sedzani Musundwa is a senior lecturer in the Department of Financial Accounting, University of South Africa, South Africa. Sedzani Musundwa holds a PhD in Accounting Sciences obtained from the University of South Africa, Pretoria. She is also a Chartered Accountant (South Africa).
Sedzani’s research interests are mainly in the sociology of accounting where she explores how systems affect the lived experiences of marginalised accountants in South Africa and on the continent. To aid in this exploration she has received certifications in various courses, including Feminism and Gender Studies from the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute.
She has served as the Head of Department: Financial Accounting at the University of South Africa and as a Council member of The Mangosuthu University of Technology. She has both reviewed for and published in international journals
I am enthusiastic academic with close to 20 years of national and international teaching, research, leadership and management experience in higher education. I have served in a number of senior academic roles, such as Associate Dean, Head of Department and currently, Deputy Head (Dean) of Southampton Business School. My research focuses on how Accounting, Finance and Governance (AFG) can drive Development around the world, especially the developing world (e.g., China, Sub Sahara Africa, and Middle East and North Africa), and in the process, I have published about 80 outputs, roughly 50% (40) of which have appeared in the top FT 50, ABS 4*/3*, and ABDC A*/A Journals around AFG topics that have been cited widely by academics and the popular global media, as well as attracted competitive external and internal research funds of over £200,000. I also have a strong interests and track record in developing, reviewing, examining, supervising and teaching Accounting, Finance and Governance (AFG) subjects to undergraduate, postgraduate, research, especially PhD, executive and professional accounting and finance students in a wide variety of institutions and countries around the world.
Mariaan Roos is a chartered accountant and currently a lecturer in the Accounting and Auditing Department, Faculty of Military Science, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. She has extensive public sector experience in the areas of governance, performance management, risk management, internal audits, and internal controls. Mariaan completed her PhD in 2021 at the School for Public Leadership, Stellenbosch University She has also held an academic appointment at the University of South Africa. Mariaan has served on the Executive Committee of the African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) between 2017 – 2023 and as the President from 2021-2023. She has been an active member of the association since 2013. Mariaan is also actively involved in professional community services and serve on several public sector audit committees and are regularly invited to participate as a speaker in public sector forums. She is also a member of the editorial board of The Southern African Journal of Accountability and Auditing Research.
Professor Mathew Tsamenyi (2011-2015)
Professor Jane Ande (2015-2017)
Professor Venancio Tauringana (2017- 2019)
Professor Teerooven Soobaroyen (2019-2021)