Staff profile

David Thompson

Lecturer in Accounting


Accounting, Economics and Finance


College of Business, Law and Social Sciences


Derby Business School

Research centre

Centre for Business Improvement


Derby Campus



I am Programme Leader for the Accounting and Finance degree.

Teaching responsibilities

I currently Module Leader for the following modules:

At undergraduate level:

At postgraduate level:

Research interests

My research interests are in the areas of audit and governance.

Membership of professional bodies


My qualifications include:

Experience in industry

I have experience working for three Chartered Accountancy Practices in Derbyshire.

I am well trained in all aspects of general accounting practice including accounts preparation, auditing, taxation, VAT, payroll, company secretarial and bookkeeping.

I have specialised in audit, including a supervisory role with management responsibilies.

International experience

I am programme Leader for the collaborative partner provision of Accounting and Finance.

This role involves looking after the provision of Accounting degree programmes in Malaysia and Singapore.

Recent publications

Book Chapter: Contemporary Challenges in Audit

Contemporary Issues in Accounting: Beyond the Numbers, Palgrave MacMillan (2018)