Dr Renzo Cordina

Senior Lecturer

University of Dundee School of Business, School of Business

Accountancy & Finance, School of Business

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Renzo Cordina is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance within the Accounting & Finance discipline in the School of Business. He is currently the Undergraduate Assessment Lead for Accounting and Finance and the Senior Advisor of Studies for undergraduate students within UDSB.

After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Malta and an internship at KPMG, Renzo obtained a Masters degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of Strathclyde (with Distinction). Thereafter Renzo completed a PhD in Accounting and Finance entitled 'Intangibles in a Venture Capital Setting' at the same university.  He has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including the British Accounting Review, R&D Management & International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.

Renzo is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). 

Areas of expertise

  • Venture capital
  • Management accounting
  • Performance measurement
  • Sports finance


Research Grants

2022 (Research funding)

Seedcorn funding (internal funding awarded by the School of Business, University of Dundee) (with Nixon W., Wang Y., Power D., and Pringle J.)

Reporting on Corporate Culture: A study of UK companies’ disclosures (£1,000)

2021 (Research funding)

Strategic development funding (internal funding awarded by the School of Business, University of Dundee) (with A. Fordyce and D. Power) 

Fifty Years of Accounting as an Academic Discipline at the University: How it all began and subsequently developed (£2514)


Funding amounting to approx. £500 to attend a workshop/roundtable discussion on the reporting of payments to and by governments; hosted by AGH-University of Science and Technology in Krakow. The funding was provided by the SOCIAL well-being through TRANSPARENCY and ACCOUNTABILITY RESEARCH (STAR) Collective.

2012   University of Strathclyde Business School and Department of Accounting and Finance co-funding scheme for continuation work on the project entitled 'Investment in Companies with Intangible Assets' (£2,500) (with JA Smith)

2011   ICAS Seedcorn grant for project entitled 'Investment in Companies with Intangible Assets' (£554) (with JA Smith)

Research themes

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity
  • Markets and Governance

Editorial activity

Associate Editor of European Journal of Management Studies

Media/Press Coverage


Beyond football's elite survival can seem like success

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