Kefei Wu

Kefei Wu

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Overview

Doctoral Researcher at the University of Manchester. Research interests include corporate reporting, risk disclosures and scenario analysis. Working under the supervision of 

  • Prof. Paolo Quattrone
  • Dr. Sebastian Hoffmann

Currently conducting a research project focusing on IFRS 9 as well as working on a FRC-commissioned research project on scenario analysis

 

 

Qualifications

Financial Modelling & Valuation Analyst Certificate (Corporate Finance Institute)

Advanced Bank Risk Analysis Certificate (Moody's Analytics)

Prizes and awards

Alliance MBS PhD Studentship

Activities and esteem

Presented research project at the EAA Doctoral Colloquium (24-25 May 2021)

Other research

AMBS: FRC-commissioned Climate Scenario Analysis Research Project

Investigating the current practices of FTSE 350 companies in the area of scenario analysis, focusing on the relevant internal processes and governance structures; Analysis of reporting practices, including annual reports and other relevant scenario analysis publications; Categorising the types of disclosures by companies and identifying common themes, good practices, as well as areas of improvement.

Responsible for managing an online survey as part of this research project, including designing and testing the survey and analysing survey data.

Methodological knowledge

Literature Review, Financial Reporting Analysis, IFRS, Interviewing Skills, Survey Design, Qualitative Data Analysis

Research interests

Credit-loss accounting under IFRS 9 — communicating the impact of COVID-19 and managing stakeholders through scenario analysis.

Biography

Prior to commencing my PhD, I held a MSc in Accounting, Organisations and Institutions with Distinction from the London School of Economics and Political Science, MSc in Accounting from Durham University with Distinction and a BA in Economics and Finance from Tsinghua University (School of Economics and Management) in China.

Social responsibility

International voluntary experience:

Impact Consulting (Supporting a client who works to fight deforestation in the Amazon region) 

The World Business Dialogue (Designing an action plan for employing Virtual Reality technology in Higher Education marketing for the University of Cologne)

 

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 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Areas of expertise

  • HF5601 Accounting
  • IFRS
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Scenario Analysis
  • HG Finance

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