Dr Hadiza Sa'id


Faculty of Business, Law and Politics


01482 463147

Hadiza joined the Hull University Business School in July 2010, after completing her PhD at the University of Birmingham.

During her time at the Birmingham Business School, she was involved in small group teaching on various aspects of management accounting.

Prior to pursuing her research interests and academic career, Hadiza worked in a commercial bank in Nigeria.


Research Interests

  • Management accounting and control systems

  • Public sector accounting

  • Accounting issues in developing and emerging economies

  • Islamic accounting and finance


Akwei C, Tsamenyi M, Sa'id, H, 'Deregulation, Competition and Performance Measurement of an African Airport: The Case of Kotoka International Airport of Ghana', Thunderbird International Business Review, Volume 54, Issue 4, Page 537-549 (2012)

Egbe I, Tsamenyi M, Sa'id H, 'A Study of the Operations of Formal and Informal Controls in a Multinational Subsidiary in Nigeria', in Accounting in Africa, Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, Volume 12A, 1–29, Emerald Insight (2012)


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Accounting and Finance for Managers

  • Accounting, Organisations and Control

  • Advanced Management Accounting

  • Management Accounting

  • Advanced Financial Reporting and Theory

  • Financial Reporting

  • Independent study

  • Research methods

Research PhDs

Dr Sa'id welcomes applications in the area of management accounting change, Islamic accounting and finance and public sector reforms.

Completed PhDs

Alisher Erkaboev, Tax Evasion by Uzbekistan’s Small and Micro Sized Enterprises: Conceptualised in a Throughput Model (2016)

Ibrahim E Albawwat, Throughput Model Embedded in Signaling Theory to Examine the Mechanism of How External Auditors Rely on the Internal Audit Function (2017)

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (University of Hull)

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc Accounting, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

  • MSc International Banking and Financial Studies, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

  • PhD Accounting, University of Birmingham

External roles

  • External Examiner, Sheffield University Management School