Technological University (TU) Dublin, established on 1 January 2019. This is Ireland’s first Technological University, offering courses from foundation and apprenticeship level to PhD level across arts, business, science, technology and engineering. The university counts 29,700 students and 3,500 staff members.
Louise Gourman is a lecturer of finance in the College of Business at Technological University Dublin. Having completed her doctorate in the area of corporate governance, Louise’s teaching and research interests encompass the areas of areas of accounting and finance. She has published in the areas of accounting pedagogy, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance practices. Currently, she working on an investigation of the capacity of Irish SMEs to engage in sustainability reporting.
Dr. Benjamin Lynch is a lecturer in Finance at the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance in Technological University Dublin. He completed his PhD in Sustainable Finance at Trinity Business School in 2022, having obtained a MSc in International Management (TCD), H.Dip in Business (Dublin Business School) and a BA in Economics and History (UCD). His research examines how markets treat ESG information in relation to value, risk and investor preference with particular focus on the impact of country-level institutions and regulation. He lectures on courses in Sustainable finance, ESG, Corporate Finance, and Financial Markets and Institutions.
Ziqi is a PhD researcher at TU Dublin. Recently ACCA qualified (2021) and Alumnus of MSc. Finance from Trinity College Dublin following a B.A. Management in Jiangxi University of Finance & Economics. Currently, I am undertaking a PhD in Technological University Dublin with my research focus on non-financial reporting and non-financial information disclosures, specifically examining integrated reporting for SMEs.