Abrar Chaudhury

Abrar Chaudhury

Research Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Dr. Abrar Chaudhury has over 15 years’ rich technology, advisory and consulting experience as a partner in a leading accounting and professional services firm.

Abrar has worked extensively on global consulting and research projects across multiple continents and sectors. He is currently pursuing projects in corporate transformation, environmental management, and sustainability.

Abrar’s current engagement at the School, as part of the Beacon Project (EY/Oxford joint project), focuses on the ‘purpose’ of large corporations. The finding will contribute to a global research initiative on how businesses are training to meet the challenges of the 21st century. He is also the project lead for a World Bank funded project, developing climate-smart agriculture profiles in developing countries.

Previously Abrar worked on a multidisciplinary research project funded by CGIAR’s Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security Research Program (CCAFS) focused on resilience and adaptive capacity of food systems to climate change across national structures. He led research on the organisational design and delivery features of national climate change adaptation initiatives in emerging economies.

Abrar holds a Doctorate in Environmental Change and Management, MBA (Social Entrepreneurship) and MSc in Environmental Management (Distinction) from the University of Oxford and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA). He tutors Oxford MBAs, publishes widely in leading academic journals and presents at numerous global conferences.


  • Organisational theory and change
  • Corporate purpose and transformation
  • Design and implementation of complex policy
  • Climate change adaptation and finance
  • Sustainability
  • Social network applications
  • Financial and management accounting

View Abrar's research.