Dr. O’Connell received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics & Political Science in 2001 and holds B.Comm and MBS degrees from University College Cork, Ireland. He is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) and holds the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation jointly awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. His work has been published in leading academic journals including Accounting, Organizations and Society, Strategic Management Journal, Accounting Horizons, European Accounting Review, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, the European Management Journal and the British Accounting Review.

Areas of Specialization 
  • SP Jain, Singapore: Business Valuation, Global MBA/Executive MBA (2012- Current)
  • University of Rennes: MBA/MSc, Corporate Governance Module (2006- Current).
  • Czech University of Life Sciences: Finance Module (1999 –Current).
  • UCD /Kaplan (Singapore & Hong Kong): Management Accounting (2011).
  • Copenhagen Business School: MBA Financial Reporting (2011).
  • UCD/Wuhan University, China: Principles of Accounting (2011).
  • UCD/NIBM Colombo, Sri Lanka: Introduction to Accounting (2012)
Dates Job Title & Experience
2012. Chartered Global Management Accountant (CIMA/AICPA, UK/US).
2001 Ph.D. (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK).
1994 Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA, UK, 1994).
1990 Masters of Business Studies (MBS), (University College Cork, Ireland)
1987 Bachelor of Commerce, (University College Cork, Ireland).
Training Experiance 
Dates Employed Job Title & Experience
August 2012 - Current Full Professor in Accounting, Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
December 2009 – August 2012 Senior Lecturer, Accounting, School of Business, University College Dublin, Ireland.
2007 - 2009 Associate Professor, Accounting, Korea University Business School, Seoul, Korea.
Jan. 2002 – Sept. 2004 Assistant Vice-President, Gulf Clearing Company “GCC” - Kuwait.
1990 – January 2007 Lecturer, Accounting & Finance, Faculty of Commerce, University College Cork, Ireland. September.
Aug. 1995 – Nov. 1998 Supervising Senior, KPMG - Hazem Hassan - Cairo.
1999 - Current Visiting Professor , Czech University of Life Science, Prague, Czech Republic. 1999-Current
July 1992 – Feb. 1993 Data Base Administrator, Information & Decision Support Centre, Cabinet of Ministers- Cairo.
July 1992 – Feb. 1993 Data Base Administrator, Information & Decision Support Centre, Cabinet of Ministers- Cairo.
2006 - Current Visiting Professor, IGR Business School, University of Rennes 1, Rennes, France.
2012 - Current Visiting Professor, SP Jain Business School, Singapore.