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Rodrigo Silva de Souza

20102018

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Personal profile

Biography

Rodrigo has joined the University of Roehampton in 2016. His research is innovative focusing on risk management and governance, the interaction of humans and accounting technologies and the politics in the construction of managerial discourses. His PhD thesis was related to the challenges and opportunities of risk-management implementation in the banking sector, considering recent trends and best practices in this field. Rodrigo has a strong background in quantitative and qualitative research and both professional and deep theoretical understanding of the implementation and institution of risk management practices. 

Qualifications

PhD, Mphil, MSc, BEng, BA, AFHEA

Research interests

  • Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Culture
  • Accounting and Risk Management in Practice
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Accounting

Professional affiliations

  • Member of Academic Accounting Associations (EAA, MARG and ERRN)
  • Member of Risk Management Professional Bodies (IRM, ALARM, AIRMIC and PRMIA);

Research projects

"Training of learners of social sciences courses on social and environmental issues". (FAPESB, 2011-2014);

"The impact of international accounting standards adoption on the quality of the financial information provided by the Brazilian and European public companies". (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, CNPq, 2011-2013);

"The environmental heritage of Bahia’s enterprise: environmental management system’s understanding, importance, and dissemination" (FAPESB, 2010-2013);

"Entrepreneurial Environmental Education: knowledge, skills and social responsibility to sustainable economic development" (Brazilian Ministry of Education, MEC, 2010-2012);

"Corporate Risk Management: a study about performance improvement in the light of the institutional theory of accounting, in large Brazilian organizations" (FAPESB, 2009-2010).

Consultancy work

In relation to accounting, management, and finance, Rodrigo brings significant professional and academic experience in financial and non-financial firms particularly in the areas of risk management, internal controls and internal and external auditing. He started to work in the banking sector in 2006 and had several experiences at financial and non-financial organisations in Brazil after that. This gave him a broader view of the practices and constraints around risk management and control in diversified contexts. 

Teaching

  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Accounting for Organisations
  • Introduction to Finance and Accounting for Managers
  • Accounting for Decision-Making
  • Project Management
  • Analysing Information and Data for Problem Solving

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Research Output

Horizon Scanning: A Practitioner's Guide

Boult, M., Jassal, V., Silva de Souza, R., Byatt, G., Kirkman-Page, J., Smith, K., Falarin, S., Massey, M., Thompson, C., Falconer, S., Milbourne, S., Turner, M. & Glennie, C., 2018, London: IRM - Institute of Risk Management. 23 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Multi-dimensional performance frameworks and strategic investment decisions

Harris, E., Northcott, D., Elmassri, M., Huikku, J. & Silva de Souza, R., 2018, London: ICAEW. 21 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

Gestão de Riscos Ambientais.

Silva de Souza, R., 2013, Controladoria Ambiental: Gestão Social, Análise e Controle.. Silva, S. M. G. D. & Garcia, C. O. (eds.). 1st ed. Sao Paulo: Atlas, Vol. 1. p. 292 317 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Risco: de Sólido Para Líquido

Silva de Souza, R., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Enterprise Risk Management and Performance Improvement: A Study with Brazilian Non-Financial Firms

Silva de Souza, R. & Silva, S. M. G. D., 2012, Performance Measurement and Management Control: Global Issues : Studies in Managerial and Financial Accounting. Davila, A., Epstein, M. J. & Manzoni, J-F. (eds.). 1st ed. Emerald, Vol. 25. p. 275 298 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Prizes

Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award

Rodrigo Silva de Souza (Recipient) & Dr Premkanth Puwanenthiren CPA (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities

  • 2 Membership of committee
  • 2 Membership of peer review panel or committee
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Group Leader (Co-Chair) - IRM Innovation SIG

Rodrigo Silva de Souza (Organiser)

Oct 2019 → …

Activity: Public engagement and outreachMembership of peer review panel or committee

IRM Resilience Workshop

Rodrigo Silva de Souza (Keynote/plenary speaker), , Rodrigo Silva de Souza (Organiser), & Mark D. Turner (Organiser)

14 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Institute of Risk Management-IRM (External organisation)

Rodrigo Silva de Souza (Chair), & Sarah Gordon (Chair)

26 Oct 2019 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

Member - IRM Innovation SIG

Rodrigo Silva de Souza (Organiser)

Jun 2017Oct 2019

Activity: Public engagement and outreachMembership of peer review panel or committee

Institute of Risk Management-IRM (External organisation)

Mark D. Turner (Chair), & Rodrigo Silva de Souza (Member)

Jun 2017Oct 2019

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

Thesis

The construction of risk: how 'actors' construct the concept of 'risk' in practice in a Brazilian development bank

Author: Silva de Souza, R., 28 Feb 2017

Supervisor: Scott-Cato, M. (Supervisor) & Carter, D. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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