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.
Sumohon Matilal joined the University of Exeter Business School as a Lecturer in Accounting in January 2013. He was previously a Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Essex in the Essex Business School.
Sumohon’s research interests are interdisciplinary and qualitative in focus and are mainly concerned with a critical examination of the various ways in which accounting information is communicated externally/internally, using calculative, narrative and visual methods.
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.
Professor Paul Collier worked as a Chartered Accountant for Touche Ross & Co (now Deloittes) for ten years to 1980. He was then a Lecturer at Aston University Business School from 1980 to 1984 prior to joining the University of Exeter.
His research interests have included currency risk management, computer fraud, management accounting in hotel groups, corporate governance, tax expenditures and accounting history.
Aurel Kucani has a BA and an MSc in Accounting & Finance, both with distinction from the University of Exeter. He was the Accounting Scholar (University of Exeter, 2007-2008), which meant he studied towards his MSc as well as taught Accounting tutorials for first year undergraduates.
Prior to joining the University of Exeter in 2004, Aurel progressed to management level in the catering industry, and worked closely with accountants. This equipped him with knowledge and many skills that are readily applicable to other industries.
Before joining the Accounting department in 2010, Katy worked as a Tutor at BPP Professional Education in Southampton, specialising in Management Accounting and Financial Management.
Prior to this, she spent two years working in New Zealand as a Management Accountant, whilst following her passion for sport and training as a pilates instructor. Katy qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Reading in 2006.
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.