Dr Renzo Cordina


University of Dundee School of Business, School of Business

Accountancy & Finance, School of Business

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+44 (0)1382 384873


1-3 Perth Road


Renzo is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance within the Accounting & Finance discipline in the School of Business since 2014. 

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).


Internal Responsibilities

  • Exams Officer (Undergraduate - Accounting & Finance) [2019-]
  • BSc & MA Liasion for Accounting & Finance modules
  • Early career member of the Research & Knowledge Exchange committee
  • Member of the Undergraduate Senate Appeals Committee
  • First Year Co-Ordinator [2014-2018]
  • Learning & Teaching Lead (Accounting & Finance) [2015-2017]
  • Quality Lead (Accounting & Finance) [2015-2017]


External Affiliations

  • Member of the RADMA Association
  • Member of the British Accounting and Finance Association 
  • Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) - (academic route)


Ad-hoc reviewer for:

  • R&D Management
  • International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
  • Qualitative Research in Financial Markets
  • Entrepreneurship Research Journal
  • Journal of Management Inquiry



  • 2016 - School of Social Sciences Teaching & Good Practice Awards - Early Career Lecturer
  • 2016, 2018 & 2019 - Student-Led Teaching Awards - nomination 


Research Interests

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

Research Grants

ICAS Seedcorn grant for project entitled 'Investment in Companies with Intangible Assets' (£554)  (with Dr. Julia A. Smith)

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'; (with Dr Julia A. Smith) (£2500)

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BU12001 - Introductory Management Accounting (module leader)

BU21001 - Financial Decision Analysis

BU22002 - Intermediate Management Accounting (module leader)

BU30003 - Advanced Management Accounting (module leader)

BU40001 - Social Responsibility

BU51004 - Professional Management Accounting

BU52044 - Corporate Social Reporting (module leader)

BU52047 - Venture Capital and Private Equity