Personal profile


Khaza joined the University of Northampton as a Lecturer in International Business in March 2024. Previously, he was a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, where he also led the BA Business Management programme for two years. Under his leadership the programme transformed significantly in its focus around employability and industrial collaboration.

Khaza has over eight years of experience working in the public sector in the UK and teaching a wide range of business management modules (UG and PG) at a number of UK universities. He is a Fellow of UK Advance HE (FHEA).

Khaza previously held visiting academic appointments at the University of St. Andrews and the University of the Arts London (2019-2024). He also worked as a Researcher for the Scottish Government (Corporate Analytical Services, Directorate for People) and as a Case Manager for the Department for Work and Pensions before embarking on a PhD at the University of Dundee.

Khaza completed BA in Business Management from the Abertay University Dundee, MSc (with Distinction) from the University of Dundee and presently pursuing his PhD at the same university.

Khaza is currently researching the role of corporate governance and stakeholder salience in emerging economies, specifically in the context of the garment industry in Bangladesh.



Khaza’s teaching interests include Strategic Management, Sustainability, Financial Management, Data Handling and Business Intelligence.

Research interest

Khaza’s research interests are in corporate governance and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in emerging economies.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Master, MSc in Accounting and Finance, University of Dundee

Oct 2014Oct 2015

Award Date: 15 Oct 2015

Bachelor, BA in Business Studies , Abertay University

Oct 2012Aug 2014

Award Date: 25 Jun 2014

PhD, Understanding the role of corporate governance & stakeholder salience in an emerging economy: An empirical study of the clothing industry in Bangladesh, University of Dundee

2018 → …