Professor Grant Samkin

Grant Samkin

Professor of Accounting

Qualifications: BCompt DCompt South Africa, MComm (cum laude) Durban-Westville

Contact Details

Room: MSB.3.05
Phone: +64 7 837 9257

About Grant

Grant spent a number of years as a Chartered Accountant in practice and in commerce and industry, during which time he held a senior position with a subsidiary of one of South Africa's largest construction companies. Grant works in the New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR)’s Accounting Research Group, and his research interests include issues surrounding non-financial reporting, including intellectual capital and sustainability.

He is a member of both the South African and New Zealand Institutes of Chartered Accountants.

Recent Publications

  • Samkin, G., & Keevy, M. (2019). Using a stakeholder developed case study to develop soft skills. Meditari Accountancy Research, 27(6), 862-882. doi:10.1108/medar-01-2018-0260

  • Negash, M., Lemma, T. T., & Samkin, G. (2019). Factors impacting accounting research output in developing countries: An exploratory study. British Accounting Review, 51(2), 170-192. doi:10.1016/

  • Zaini, S. M., Sharma, U., Samkin, G., & Davey, H. (2018). Impact of ownership structure on the level of voluntary disclosure: A study of listed family-controlled companies in Malaysia. Accounting Forum, online, 22 pages. doi:10.1016/j.accfor.2018.11.001

  • Kumarasinghe, S., & Samkin, G. (2018). Impression management and ancient Ceylonese rulers. Accounting History, online, 22 pages. doi:10.1177/1032373218802892

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