Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Andrew Holden

Senior Lecturer in Accounting & Finance

Background

Background

After taking my degree at Kings College London I joined a small firm of chartered accountants and qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in 1993. I then joined KPMG, specialising in corporate tax, before joining BPP, a professional training company in 1995. I was appointed the managing director of BPP Newcastle in 1997 and successfully established the new branch over the next 5 years. In 2003 I joined Newcastle University.

Roles and Responsibilities

Module leader for ACC3009, NBS8143 & ACC3057 

Qualifications

1989 - BSc Joint Honours - Physiology and Pharmacology - Kings College London
1993 - ACA - Qualified as a chartered accountant in 1993

2004 - Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice - Newcastle University

2010 - Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods - Newcastle University 

Previous Positions

1996 - 2002 - Managing Director BPP Newcastle Ltd
1993 - 1995 - Corporate tax advisor, KPMG Hull and Leeds

Memberships

ICAEW member since 1993
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2006

Informal Interests

Golf, CAMRA and Nottingham Forest Football Club

Research

Research Interests

Accounting history, social accounting, historical accounting in healthcare, control within organisations, accountability.

Teaching and learning within accountancy education; improving efficiency and effectiveness of face to face and virtual learning. 

Current Work

Investigating the changing nature of funding in voluntary hospitals during the late nineteenth century in relation to both philanthropy and accountability.

Continuing part time PhD on the role of accounting in the nineteenth century voluntary hospital  

Future Research

To identify within voluntary hospitals the key factors in the movement away from the letter system of entry to one of free for all.

To continue with my PhD

Esteem Indicators

Won £500 best paper award at the Management History Research Group Workshop in July 2008 for paper on accounting and the moral economy of illness

Keywords

Accounting history, social accounting,  healthcare finance, accountability, accounting education. 

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching

ACC3009 - Taxation in Accounting
ACC3057 - Financial Accounting and Reporting
ACC4051 - Contemporary Issues in A&F - supervisor

NBS8143 - Personal and Business Taxation 

Publications