Staff profile

David Thompson

Lecturer in Accounting

David Thompson


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)