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Dr Lukas Helikum

Lecturer in Accounting, Accounting and Finance
Office 216 - 216
Second Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus


Lukas J. Helikum joined Swansea University as a Lecturer in Accounting in Fall 2023, after teaching at New Jersey City University in the greater New York Metro Area for five years. Dr. Helikum earned a Ph.D. in Accounting from Nanyang Business School in Singapore and he also holds an M.Sc. in International Business – Controlling and a B.Sc. in International Business with a major in Accounting from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Behavioural Accounting
  • Judgement and Decision-Making
  • Earnings Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Reporting
  • Non-GAAP Accounting
  • Data Analytics

Career Highlights


Dr Helikum’s research explores the judgment and decision-making of individuals in financial accounting, managerial reporting, and auditing contexts, primarily employing an experimental methodology.