Prof Anne Stafford

Professor of Accounting and Finance

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Anne Stafford joined Alliance Manchester Business School in 2004. Her prior academic roles include lectureships at UMIST and Birmingham City University. Her experience includes five years working as a management accountant in industry and commerce, where she qualified as an accountant, and over thirty years lecturing in financial reporting, financial statement analysis and corporate governance to a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and executive students. She has served as a member of the ACCA’s (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Global Forum for the Public Sector and a committee member of the CIGAR (Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research) network, and is currently a committee member of the BAFA (British Accounting and Finance Association) Special Interest Group for Public Services and Charities.


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Anne's current teaching interests lie in the area of financial reporting, corporate governance and business analysis.

Anne welcomes PhD proposals which use qualitative methodologies to address issues of interest around PPPs and new forms of partnerships between the public and private sectors.

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