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Personal profile

Helen Tregidga is a Professor at Royal Holloway, University of London and is currently the Co-Head of the Department of Accounting and Financial Management (with Professor Leonardo Rinaldi).  

Helen’s research focus can be defined by an interest in issues related to the interface of business, society and the natural environment.  Underlying all her research is an interest in social and environmental issues and critical aspects of organisations and work.  Helen’s primary research has focused on the constructions of sustainable development/sustainability within the corporate context, its consequences, and more recently, the role of academics and others in countering or resisting this discourse. 

Helen’s research has received external funding and earned recognition through several awards.  Her work has appeared in international journals including Accounting, Organizations & Society, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Business & Society, International Journal of Human Resource Management, and Organization & Environment.  Helen is currently an Associate Editor of Critical Perspectives on Accounting and serves on several editorial boards including Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, British Accounting Review, and Accounting Forum. Helen is an active member of the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) currently serving on the Executive Council (elected).


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 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land