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Dr Olaposi Olumuyiwa Olatubosun

Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Accounting, Finance and Economics, Tax and Accountancy Clinic

Dr Olaposi Olatubosun is the Director of the Tax and Accountancy Clinic, and he teaches Taxation and Auditing both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

  • Room USS 2.33
    University of East London
    University Square
    1 Salway Road
    London, E15 1NF
    United Kingdom
    E15 1NF
  • O.Olatubosun@uel.ac.uk

    Dr Olaposi Olatubosun PhD, FCCA, FHEA, ACSI is an experienced investment banker, stockbroker, auditor, and tax practitioner. He is the Director of the Tax and Accountancy Clinic which focuses of providing free tax and accountancy consultancy to the members of the East London community.

    His research areas include shareholder activism, responsible investment, active institutional asset ownership, integrated reporting, extinction accounting and biodiversity reporting.



    Overview

    He is currently exploring the risk, extinction and biodiversity reporting in extractive industries, as well as the politics and impression management inherent in Realzero and Netzero in Carbon Reporting.



    His most recent research is a 20 chapter book on Shareholder Activism in the UK, jointly published with Professor Jill Atkins, Chair in Accounting and Financial Management, University of Sheffield.
    His PhD in the field of Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Sheffield was titled "Exploring ESG Shareholder Activism". It analysed shareholder proposals filed in the UK from 2007 to 2017 from the lens of Ulrich Beck's Risk Society theory, and also applied ethnography methodology in investigating and analysing Investors' Relations meetings over a five-year period.


    Collaborators

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    Research

    Most Recent Publication:
    - Olatubosun, P., and Atkins, J. (2021) Shareholder Activism in the UK. De Gruyter Studies in Corporate Governance, 3. De Gruyter Oldenbourg Publishers.

    Previous Publication 1:
    - Olatubosun, P., and Nyazenga, S. (2020). The Value of Ubuntu – Moral and Governance case for Ethical and Responsible Financing and Investment Practices in South Africa. in: Ogunyemi, K. (ed.) African Virtue Ethics Traditions for Business and Management. Edward Elgar Publishing. pp. 102-114

    Previous Publication 2:
    - Olatubosun, P., and Köseoğlu, S. D. (2020). Valuation Challenges in Stranded Asset Scenarios: A Risk Discourse of Evidence From the UK. in: Köseoğlu, S. D. (ed.) Valuation Challenges and Solutions in Contemporary Businesses IGI Global. pp. 157-174

    Previous Publication 3:
    - Olatubosun, O. and Nyazenga, S. 2019. Greenwashing and Responsible Investment Practice: Empirical Evidence from Zimbabwe. Qualitative Research in Financial Markets. Vol 12 (3).

    Publications


    Funding

    Tax & Accountancy Consulting and Academic Research


    Activities include enlightenment of the East London community on tax and accountancy matters relating to their small and medium scale businesses.
    He is actively involved delivering professional and academic papers in the area of shareholder activism and responsible investment. He is also involved in collecting and analysing empirical data on integrated reporting, biodiversity reporting and extinction accounting, and publishing them in top academic and professional accounting journals.

    Interests

    Portfolio

    Subject Area 1:
    - AC5004 Taxation

    Subject Area 2:
    - AC7232 Advanced Taxation

    Subject Area 3:
    - AC7234 Advanced Auditing



    Teaching