Dr Nedal Sawan currently is Associate Professor in Accounting & Finance . Prior to joining Liverpool Business School, Dr. Sawan worked at Edge Hill University.
Dr. Sawan hold a good Honours degree in Accountancy, BSc, MSc, MPhil degree in Accounting, and PhD in Accounting from Liverpool Business School (LJMU). He spent most of his adult years in Higher Education and therefore, have much experience of learning in that environment. Additionally, however, his experience of HE learning extends to institutions in different countries, as he gained his degrees from universities in Libya, Malaysia, Ukraine, and the UK. Consequently, he also holds experience of HE institutions in varying cultural contexts at both undergraduate and post graduate levels including theses/dissertations supervision. He has published several research papers in leading accounting, finance and management journals, such as; Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation and Journal of Financial Reporting etc. He is the editorial board member in different international Journals and served as a reviewer of academic articles published in peer reviewed journals and conferences. Additionally, he holds visiting Associate Professor roles in other overseas universities.
UK Higher Education, United Kingdom, Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PGCTHE)
Liverpool Business School, United Kingdom, PhD in accounting
Liverpool Business School, United Kingdom, MPhil in accounting
V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine, MSc in accounting
kuala lumpur, Malaysia, MBA
Tripoli, Libya, BSc in accounting
Eltweri A, Sawan N, Tahar AR. 2018. The Harmonising of Auditing Standards in Emerging Economies from The Stakeholders’ Perspectives Corporate Ownership and Control, 15 :201-212 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Al-Hajaya K, Sawan N. 2018. The Future of Internet Corporate Reporting – Creating the Dynamics for Change in Emerging Economies: A Theoretical Framework and Model CORPORATE OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL, 15 :172-188 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Alzeban A, Sawan N. 2016. The relationship between adherence of internal audit with standards and audit fees Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, Author Url
Sawan N, Alzeban A. 2015. The impact of audit committee characteristics on the implementation of internal audit recommendations Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, 24 :61-71 DOI
Sawan N, Abdulaziz A. 2015. Does Audit Quality in Libya Meet the International Standards Levels? International Journal of Business and Management, Public Url
Sawan N, Hamuda K. 2014. Do the Big 4 and the Second-Tier Firms Provide Audits of Similar Independence? Asian Social Science, Public Url
Sawan N, Hamuda K. 2014. Perceptions of Auditor Independence in Libyan Audit Market International Business Research, Public Url
Alsaqqa I, Sawan N. 2013. The Advantages and the Challenges of Adopting IFRS into UAE Stock Market International Journal of Business and Management, Public Url
Sawan N, Alzeban A, Hamuda K. 2013. Perceptions of Auditing and the Provision of Non-Audit Services: Case Study in Libya International Journal of Business and Management, Public Url
Alzeban A, Sawan N. 2013. The role of internal audit function in the public sector context in Saudi Arabia African Journal of Business Management, Public Url
Sawan N, Alsaqqa I. 2013. Audit firm size and quality: Does audit firm size influence audit quality in the Libyan oil industry? African Journal of Business Management, Public Url
Engagement & Impact
Other Professional Activity:
(The Role of Accounting in the support and the stability of the stock market), 2nd International Conference on Accounting on 1,2-12-2010. Kuwait Association Auditors and Accountants- Kuwait., Oral presentation.
An Investigation into Factors Influence on Audit Quality in Libya, The 2nd Annual BLW Research Student Conference, 20th May 2009, Liverpool Business School, (LJMU), United Kingdom, Poster presentation.
An Investigation into the Perception of Oil Companies and Audit Firms on Factors Affecting Service Quality of Auditing in Libya, Salford Postgraduate Annual Research Conference (SPARC), 7th/8th May 2009, Salford University, Oral presentation.
Auditing, 18th National Auditing Conference on 18th /19th April 2008 in Cardiff University., Other.
Perceptions of Auditing and the Provision of Non-Audit Services: Case Study in Libya, 11th Annual International Conference on Accounting, 1-4 July 2013, Athens, Greece, Oral presentation.
Perceptions of Auditor Independence in Libyan Audit Market, 5th Asia-Pacific Business Research Conference 17 - 18 February, 2014, Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Oral presentation.
PhD Experience, the17th/18th November 2008 Conference on the PhD Experience, Hull University., Other.
PhD Research, First research student conference at Liverpool John Moores University (faculty of business and Law) on 13 June 2008., Other.
Strategic Planing and Strategic Management, 2nd Arabic Conference in Human Resource on 10, 11-10-2010, Tripoli, Libya., Other.
The Current Perception of Audit Quality in Libya, The 2nd Academic Symposium of Libyan Students in the UK, 20th June 2009 at the University of Bradford, Oral presentation.
The Impact of Audit Committee Characteristics on the Perceptions of the Implementation of Internal Audit Recommendations., 12th European Academic Conference on Internal Audit and Corporate Governance Milano-Italy April 9, 2014 – April 11, 2014, Oral presentation.
Asian Social Science (ASS), Member of Editorial Board.
Canadian Centre of Science and Education, Canada., Member of Editorial Board.
International Business Research (IBR), Member of Editorial Board.
International Journal of Auditing (IJA)., Member of Editorial Board.
International Journal of Business and Management (IJBM)., Member of Editorial Board.
Journal of Business Management and Administration (JBM)., Member of Editorial Board.
Journal of Management and Sustainability (JMS)., Member of Editorial Board.
Public Administration Research, Member of Editorial Board.
Sky Journal of Business Administration and Management (SJBAM)., Member of Editorial Board.
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in UK, Higher Education Academy in UK.
Membership of professional bodies:
Member, Libyan Accountants and Auditors Association (LAAA).