Hadeel Cassinelli


Lecturer in Accounting and Finance​

Department: Accounting, Economics and Finance
Telephone No: +44(0)29 2041 6366
Email Address: hcassinelli@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Hadeel Cassinelli is an Accounting and Finance Lecturer for the Cardiff School of Management (CSM).

Hadeel graduated from Cardiff University in 2001 with a 1st Class Honours degree in BSc Accountancy. She thoroughly enjoyed her academic studies and was a prizewinner at both second and third years of her degree. In 2001, she joined the Corporate Tax department of the Big Four firm Deloitte & Touche LLP where she gained considerable Tax, Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley experience for a wide portfolio of clients ranging from small owner-managed businesses to multinational companies. 

Whilst at Deloitte's, she successfully completed the professional ACA Chartered Accountancy qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in 2005.

After 5 years in practice, Hadeel embarked on a teaching career in 2006 at a Further Education College, teaching the AAT Accounting qualification at all levels. In 2008, she joined UWIC as a part-time level 5 & 6 Finance lecturer alongside teaching the AAT qualification. She was appointed a full-time member of staff at Cardiff Metropolitan University in January 2011, leading core ACCA-accredited modules 'Advanced Performance Management' and 'Advanced Financial Management' to level 6 Accounting/ Accounting and Finance undergraduates, in addition to a core Accounting module on the MBA programme.

In July 2013, Hadeel graduated with a Post-graduate Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education (PgCTHE) and became a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Since 2013, she is also the Accounting/ Accounting & Finance level 6 academic year tutor.

Hadeel is currently undertaking the Post-graduate Certificate in Applied Social Research (PGCASR) which she hopes to complete in July 2016, in conjunction with commencing her PhD. As part of her year tutor role, she has built strong contacts with accounting graduates and is keen to follow their natural progression into the professional accountancy environment. She is a member of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), Accounting Education Special Interest Group (SIG) as her favoured research interest is in Accounting Education, specifically around the areas of engagement, accreditation and graduate career success. ​