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  • 1 h-Index
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Personal profile


I have held various teaching roles at different Universities both in the U.K. and abroad before joining Coventry University in 2015. As a qualified chartered accountant, I have successfully prepared students for professional qualifications. I am passionate about understanding dynamic relationships between key players in the energy markets and how such relationships could influence energy price formation and development of international accounting standards particularly for extractive industries. Other research areas include environmental accounting (including climate change), resource accountability, corruption in emerging economies and reputational management. I am also responsible for module leading School’s postgraduate and undergraduate dissertations/research methods (M45EFA/M99EFA/M25EFA/M21EFA and 385ACC). In addition to the PhD supervision experience, I have chaired nearly 10 PhD and MPhil Vivas.


I have published in Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management journal, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies and I am currently working towards publishing other research outputs in highly reputable academic journals. I am also in collaboration with academics within and outside Coventry University on projects that have attracted funding.

Area of Expertise:

  • Financial reporting
  • Research methods
  • Resource governance/accountability
  • Reputational management
  • Corporate governance/social responsibility
  • Energy and environmental accounting (including climate change)

Education/Academic qualification

Academic Practice in Higher Education, Postgraduate Certificate, Coventry University

25 Sep 201520 Sep 2016

Oil and Gas Accounting, Doctorate, Robert Gordon University

25 Oct 20109 Sep 2014

Research, Postgraduate Certificate, Robert Gordon University

25 Oct 201012 Jul 2012

Accounting and Finance, MSc, Bayero University Kano

30 Oct 20055 Dec 2009

Accounting, Degree, Bayero University Kano

30 Aug 19986 Dec 2002

External positions

Internal Auditor, Nigeria Muslim Forum, U.K.

25 Apr 2016 → …


  • HF5601 Accounting
  • Oil and Gas Accounting
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Fair Value Model
  • Social Justice
  • sustainability
  • Transparency/Accountability
  • Compliance
  • JF Political institutions (General)
  • Political Economy Theory
  • International Energy Organisations
  • OPEC
  • IEA
  • OECD
  • Resilience
  • Corruption
  • HB Economic Theory
  • Resource Management
  • Resource Curse
  • Local Content Disclosure

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Research Output 2013 2018

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Conference proceeding
2 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

The development of accounting practices and the adoption of IFRS in selected MENA countries

Boolaky, P., Omoteso, K., Ibrahim, M. & Adelopo, I., 2018, In : Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. 8, 3, p. 327-351 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
North Africa
East Africa
Middle East

Does compliance matter in surveillance of Nigerian banks? A critical examination of the Central Bank of Nigeria code of corporate governance

Abdullahi, S. R. & Ibrahim, M. U., 2015, Unknown Host Publication.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Corporate governance
Central bank

OPEC, Oil Prices and Problems for the International Accounting Standards

Russell, A. & Ibrahim, M., Jul 2013, In : Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management. 32, 2, p. 1-11 11 p., 997.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oil prices
International accounting standards
Accounting standards

Activities 2016 2019

  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Publication peer-review
  • 1 Examination
  • 1 Hosting an academic visitor

External Examiner Staffordshire University

Masud Ibrahim (Examiner)
19 Jan 201919 Jan 2022

Activity: Examination

Journal of Energy Research (Journal)

Masud Ibrahim (Editorial Board Member)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

ANPAD (National Association of Post Graduate in Administration - Brazil Academy of Management)

Masud Ibrahim (Speaker)
3 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Mohammed Ahmed

Jaliyyah Bello (Host), Panos Andrikopoulos (Host), Masud Ibrahim (Host)
8 Apr 2016

Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an academic visitor


An examination of the effect of corruption on firms’ financial policies in Brazil

Masud Ibrahim (Recipient), Marcos Severo (Recipient) & Aletheia Ferreira (Recipient), 1 Mar 2018

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively


International Workshop for Early Career Researchers UNOCHAPECO, Brazil

Masud Ibrahim (Recipient), 22 Jul 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

honors and awards