Cordina, Renzo


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  • 27 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
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Personal profile


Renzo is a Lecturer in Management Accounting within the Accounting & Finance discipline within the School of Business since 2014.  After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Malta and an internship at KPMG, Renzo obtained a Masters degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of Strathclyde (with Distinction).  Thereafter Renzo completed a PhD in Accounting and Finance entitled 'Intangibles in a Venture Capital Setting' at the same university.  He has published in a number of peer reviewed journals, including the British Accounting Review, R&D Management & International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.


Internal Responsibilities

Exams Officer (Undergraduate - Accounting & Finance) [2019-]

BSc & MA Liasion for Accounting & Finance modules

Early career member of the Research & Knowledge Exchange committee

Member of the Undergraduate Senate Appeals Committee

First Year Co-Ordinator [2014-2018]

Learning & Teaching Lead (Accounting & Finance) [2015-2017]

Quality Lead (Accounting & Finance) [2015-2017]


External Affiliations

Member of the RADMA Association
Ad-hoc reviewer for:
R&D Management
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
Qualitative Research in Financial Markets
Entrepreneurship Research Journal
Journal of Management Inquiry
2016 - School of Social Sciences Teaching & Good Practice Awards - Early Career Lecturer
2016 & 2018 - Student Led Teaching Awards - nomination 


BU12001 - Introductory Management Accounting (module leader)

BU22002 - Intermediate Management Accounting (module leader)

BU30003 - Advanced Management Accounting (module leader)

BU12003 - Business Accounting for Non-Specialists

BU51009 - Business Accounting for Non-Specialists

BU52047 - Venture Capital and Private Equity



Research Interests

Management accounting
Intangible assets
Venture Capital

Research Grants

ICAS Seedcorn grant for project entitled 'Investment in Companies with Intangible Assets' (£554)  (with Dr. Julia A. Smith)

University of Strathclyde Business School and Department of Accounting and Finance co-funding scheme for continuation work on the project entitled 'Investment in Companies with Intangible Assets'; (with Dr Julia A. Smith) (£2500)

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Strathclyde

Master of Science, University of Strathclyde

Bachelor of Accounting, University of Malta

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Malta


  • HF5601 Accounting
  • T201 Patents. Trademarks
  • HG Finance
  • Venture Capital
  • Entrepreneurship

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Research Output 2014 2019

  • 27 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 6 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

Investigating the influence of performance measurement on learning, entrepreneurial orientation and performance in turbulent markets

Taheri, B., Bitici, U., Gannon, M. J. & Cordina, R., 18 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. 31, 3, p. 1224-1246 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
service provision
2 Citations (Scopus)

Over and over: Local fans and spectator sport tourist engagement

Cordina, R., Gannon, M. J. & Croall, R., Apr 2019, In : Service Industries Journal. 39, 7-8, p. 590-608 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Display devices
11 Citations (Scopus)
87 Downloads (Pure)

Measuring host sincerity: Scale development and validation

Taheri, B., Gannon, M. J., Cordina, R. & Lochrie, S., 13 Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. 30, 8, p. 2752-2772 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Scale development
Scale validation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Discordant fandom and global football brands: ‘Let the people sing’

Hewer, P., Gannon, M. & Cordina, R., 1 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Consumer Culture. 17, 3, p. 600-619 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ceremonial Behavior
3 Citations (Scopus)

Patenting and the early-stage high-technology investor: evidence from the field

Smith, J. A. & Cordina, R., Nov 2015, In : R & D Management. 45, 5, p. 589-605 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High technology
Empirical data
High-technology firms