» Philip McIlkenny

Philip McIlkenny

Affiliate Research Fellow


1993-00: Ph.D. Accounting, Finance and Management University of Essex England

1985-87: Master of Business Administration University of Ulster Northern Ireland

1980-81: B.A. Business Studies Ulster Polytechnic (renamed University of Ulster) Northern Ireland

Research Areas

Corporate Governance, Insider Trading, Corporate Disclosure Strategies

Teaching Areas

Corporate Governance, Financial Accounting & Reporting, Corporate Strategies


Email: p.mcilkenny@ipag.fr

Phone: +33 1 5363 3600

Campus: Paris

Associate professor of accounting and member of the CPA Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre at the Telfer School of Management of the University of Ottawa and Affiliate Research Fellow at IPAG Business School Paris. He holds a Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Essex, England.

Professor McIlkenny has taught MBA, Executive MBA and undergraduate programmes in Australia, China, France, Ghana, India and Singapore. He also taught on professional accountancy programmes in the UK. His research interests include corporate governance, insider trading and corporate disclosure strategies. He has published his work in academic journals such as, The British Accounting Review, Journal of Business Ethics and Business Strategy and the Environment.

Ben Amar, W., Chang, M., McIlkenny, P., 2017, “Board Gender Diversity and Corporate Response to Sustainability Initiatives: Evidence from the Carbon Disclosure Project”, Journal of Business Ethics: pp. 1-15, Vol 142 (2), pp. 369-383.

“McIlkenny, P and Persaud, A. 2017, Value relevance of the voluntary disclosure of advertising expenditure: Evidence from Canada”, International Journal of Accounting and Finance, (in press).

Conheady, B., McIlkenny, P., Opong, K.K., Pignatel, I., 2014, “Board Effectiveness and Firm Performance of Canadian Listed Firms”, The British Accounting Review.

Ben Amar, W., McIlkenny, P., 2014, “Board Effectiveness and the Voluntary Disclosure of Climate Change Information”, Business Strategy and the Environment. December 2015, Volume24 (Issue8) Page p.704-719

Hamill, P.A., McIlkenny, P., Opong, K.K., 2013, “Valuation implications of pharmaceutical companies’ R&D regulatory approval notifications”, The British Accounting Review, 45(2): 99-111, June, (ISSN 0890-8389).

Belaire-Franch, J., Hamill, P., McIlkenny P., and Opong, K., “The Timing of Directors’ Share Dealings and Company Valuation”, Journal of Accounting and Finance, Vol 3. pp. 15-32 (2004)

Hamill, P., McIlkenny, P. and Opong, K. “Directors’ Share Dealings and Company Financial Performance”, The Journal of Management and Governance. Vol 6 No.3, pp. 215-234 (2002).

Opong, K.K., Biekpe, N. and McIlkenny P. “The Behaviour of Equity Trading Volume on the London Stock Exchange”, Studies in Economics and Econometrics, Vol 24 No1, April 2000.

Hamill, P., McIlkenny, P. and Watson I. “Market Reaction to Directors’ Share Dealings: Some Irish Evidence”, The Irish Accounting Review, Vol 6, No 1, Spring 1999.

McIlkenny, P., Opong, K. and Watson I. “Changes in the FTSE 100 Index and Shareholder Returns”, The Irish Accounting Review, April 1996.

Green, P. and, McIlkenny P. “Intertemporal Dividend Models: An Empirical Analysis Using Irish Data”, Irish Business and Administrative Research, Vol 12,1992.

Green, P. and   McIlkenny P. “Capital Budgeting Practices in Irish Listed Companies”, Irish Accounting and Finance Association Proceedings of the Annual Conference 1991.

Since 2008: Associate Professor, University of Ottawa

2005 – 2008: Director MBA programme, (promoted to Director of MBA January 2005). University of Ottawa

2001 – 2004: Associate Professor, (awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor). University of Ottawa

2000 – 2001: Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa

1999 – 2000: Visiting Professor, University of Ottawa

1988 – 1999: Lecturer, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland.