Accounting and Financial Management


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Mr Ian Piper

  • Qualifications: MSc, MBA, IPFA, BSc, FCMI, FHEA
  • Role Title: Course Leader Direct Entry/Top up programmes and Portsmouth Business School Link Tutor for International College, Portsmouth.
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
  • Telephone: 023 9284 4632
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  • Department: Accounting & Financial Management
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School


Ian is a CIPFA qualified accountant, has an MBA and MSc from the University of Portsmouth, a BSc in Accounting and Economics from Southampton University and is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.

Ian worked for over 25 years in the complex financial and managerial world of the National Health Service as both a Finance Director and a Chief Executive. He also have extensive experience of working in the social enterprise charity sector both as a Chief Executive and a Trustee and is a passionate advocate that students should experience volunteering in the charity sector whilst at University.

Ian has a research interest in supporting international students make successful transitions to studying at UK Universities, having recently completed an MSc in Research Methods, obtaining a distinction.

Ian has an interest in 21st Century military accounting history and has recently commenced a PhD exploring the impact of accounting on the logistics and planning for D Day 1944.

Teaching Responsibilities

Ian is International Direct Entry Course Leader for two Accounting Programmes and ICP Link Tutor for the Business School having taught for five years at the University.

As a Senior Teaching Fellow he is unit co-ordinator for the Business Analysis and Decision Making level 5 unit and also teaches on the level 4 Business Accounting unit. He is also a personal tutor for international students and teaches on the Studying in the UK Business Environment Tutorial programme.



Ian has a specific international student research focus and also has a research interest in military accounting history.


Research profile

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