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Dr Renfred Wong

Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

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Research overview

Research overview

My main research interest is corporate accountability. I have published in areas of corporate social and environmental reporting and assurance as well as corporate governance. Other research topics include capital market reactions to CSR initiatives and ESG reporting.



Renfred joined Lancaster University Management School at Leipzig in August 2022.  Previously, he worked at Xian Jiaotong Liverpool University as a Senior Associate Professor.  Before that he was Associate Head of School (International) at Business School of Coventry University.  He also lectured at Oxford Brookes University and University of Bath.


Professional Qualification

Member, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK.


Grants & Awards

Internal research grant scheme, Oxford Brookes University

Overseas research studentship award, University of Bath


Quality assurance

External Examiner – TAR University College, Malaysia, 2020 to present


External Examiner – HKU Space, 2020 to 2022


Periodic Review – Department of Leadership and Management, Anglia Ruskin University, 16th and 17th March 2016


Validation – BA Accounting and Finance/ BA Business Management/ BA Marketing/ MBA, Partner of Anglia Ruskin University in Malaysia – 19th and 20th May 2014


Validation – MSc International Hospitality and Tourism, Oxford School of Hospitality Management – Oxford Brooks University – Internal Assessor, 22 November 2013


External Examiner (Award Examiner) – Staffordshire University, March 2013 to March 2016.


Programme Development Team (Member) – MSc Finance, Oxford Brookes University, 2013 – 2014


Approval Event – BA (Hons) Applied Accounting & Business Finance – Delivery by External Partner – Teesside University Business School – External Assessor, 4 March 2013


External Examiner – Edinburgh Napier University, December 2012 to December 2015


Approval/Re-approval Event – Mentorship, Practice Teacher & Teacher – PG Certificate in Higher Education – Oxford Brookes University – Internal Assessor, 27 April 2012





Holmes, M. and Wong, R. (2015), “Corporate governance in China: Uncertainty”, CA Magazine, July 2015, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Wong, R. and Millington, A. (2014), “Corporate social disclosures: a user perspective on assurance”, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 27 No.5, pp.863-887.

Wong, R. (2014), “Corporate governance: Brazilian specifics”, Professional Investor, Summer 2014, CFA Society, London