Mari Paananen is an Associate Professor of Accounting who joined the University of Exeter Business School in 2012.
She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2003 and her research interests are in financial reporting and its capital market effects. In particular, the effects of disclosures and accounting choices on equity and debt capital.
Before joining the Accounting Department, Gary Abrahams worked for 14 years at UBS Investment Bank in Fixed Income. He worked his way up to the position of Managing Director running the bank's Northern European FIG DCM franchise.
He achieved a number of team and individual successes while at UBS, with the two most notable being awarded FIG DCM Banker of the year in 2008 by Euroweek, and being voted as a top 100 Global Bankers by Brendon Wood in 2007.
Dr Shan Hua joined the Xfi - Centre for Finance and Investment at the University of Exeter Business School as a Research Associate in April 2013. She completed her BSc in China, and obtained her MSc in Financial Mathematics and PhD in Finance from the University of Exeter.
Her research interests lie in the fields of empirical asset pricing, the value premium and valuation effects of climate change. She currently works on the ESRC funded project - Cost of Capital and Asset Pricing in the UK.
Aurel is a lecturer in Accounting at the University of Exeter. He holds a first class BA Accounting and Finance, an MSc Accounting and Finance with distinction, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice from University of Exeter. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Aurel has taught Accounting and Finance courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels at University of Exeter, and intensive courses at Nanjing University of Finance and Economics in China. Prior to joining the University of Exeter in 2008, Aurel was an Accounting Scholar: he studied towards his MSc degree, as well as teaching Accounting at undergraduate level.
Professor Emeritus in Management (Entrepreneurship)
An over-riding professional interest is to forge stronger links between the international academic research community and the architects of public policy in areas of enterprise and innovation. In his areas of expertise, Professor Murray is a supporter of appropriate, informed and (critically) rigorously evaluated, government intervention.
In June 2012, Professor Murray was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to business in HRM Queen Elizabeth II’s Jubilee Birthday Honours List.
Joanne Horton joined the Business School here at Exeter in October 2009. She was formerly a Senior Lecturer at the London School of Economics, in the Department of Accounting.
Professor Horton has published extensively in leading academic journals and was recently commissioned by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales on behalf of the EU Commission to investigate the impact of International Financial Reporting Standards on EU countries.
Dr Chen Vui Lim is a Senior Teaching Fellow at the University of Exeter. His teaching specialism is in Accounting and he has taught Accounting courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Dr Lim completed a PhD in Accounting on a part time basis whilst teaching at the University of Exeter, and researched into the impact of managerial flexibility on accounting-based equity valuation. Although teaching is now his main responsibility, he retains a keen interest in the research of market-based accounting, financial reporting and analysis, and equity valuation.
After spending several years working with accounting and information systems, James Marks moved into teaching at Exeter College, before joining University of Exeter Business School in 2009.
He has over 18 years' teaching experience, and has taught on a wide variety of programmes, from A level through to postgraduate, covering general business, management, accounting and information systems.
Professor McMeeking is an Associate Professor of Accounting, and has been at the University of Exeter since 1998.
His research interests are in auditing, financial reporting, network theory, organisational form, and strategy. His teaching specialisms lie in financial accounting and investment analysis - at the undergraduate, postgraduate and management development levels.
Prior to his appointment at Exeter, he was a tutor and completed a PhD at Lancaster University.