Personal profile


Karen joined the University in May 2016 after having previously taught at the University on an hourly basis.

She has taught at several Universities and training bodies in the area. 

Karen is a professionally qualified accountant (ICAEW) with a wealth of professional practice work, including big firms of chartered accountants. Latterly with RSM as a manager.

After obtaining her practising certificate she continued her career as a sole practitioner.

In addition she has been involved in the assessment processes for a variety of professional accountancy bodies.

Research Expertise and Interests

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assessment criteria Social Sciences
student Social Sciences