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Iain Ward-Campbell

PositionSenior Lecturer in Finance and Accounting
Director of Studies - TiasNimbas MBA
LocationUniversity of Bradford School of Management
Emm Lane
West Yorkshire
DepartmentSchool of Management
Telephone+44 (0)1274 234362

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

Iain's teaching is in the areas of financial and management accounting, corporate reporting and financial management. He currently teaches the following modules:

  • Business Accounting core module (on all MBA programmes at Bradford, TiasNimbas and elsewhere)

He has previously taught:

  • Corporate Reporting and Global Accounting (undergraduate level 3 at Bradford)
  • Accounting and Corporate Governance (undergraduate level 2 at Bradford)
  • Computers in Accounting (undergraduate level 2 at Bradford)
  • Taxation and Personal Finance (undergraduate level 2 at Bradford)

Iain also teaches accounting and finance topics on the School of Management executive development programme, where required.


  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • Computers in Accounting
  • Taxation and Personal Finance


  • Business Accounting
  • Corporate Finance

Executive Education

  • Accounting Finanance

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Director of studies, Bradford-TiasNimbas MBA programme in the Netherlands and Germany
  • Module leader for the core/foundation level accounting courses on full-time, part-time and distance learning MBA


Iain studied chemistry, physics and mathematics before taking his degree in English at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1965. In 1968 he qualified as a chartered accountant in the London office of the major international accounting firm of Arthur Young (now Ernst & Young), worked as a manager in its Newcastle-upon-Tyne office (for two years as national training manager) and was for ten years a partner in Arthur Young's Yorkshire offices in Leeds and Bradford. In May 1987, Iain left Arthur Young to set up his own training consultancy, at which time he joined the School of Management - teaching as an associate member of staff until his permanent appointment in 2001 as a university teacher in finance and accounting. Iain has lectured on courses for the Institute of Bankers at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Polytechnic and also for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and its district societies, and he has been chairman of the education and training committees of both the Northern and West Yorkshire Societies of Chartered Accountants. Until recently Iain was a visiting lecturer teaching undergraduate and postgraduate modules at Durham University, and an associate lecturer at the Open University, tutoring the Financial Strategy module of the MBA.

Study History


Professional Activities

  • Education
  • Chartered Accountan
  • Training Manager
  • Training Consultancy

Research Areas

Iain does not formally undertake research but has a particular interest in the following topics:

  • accounting for intangibles
  • international harmonisation of accounting standards
  • development of technology enhanced teaching methods
  • ethics and morality in the business environment.


  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Representative of the Institute on the Court of University of Bradford

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