Accounting and Financial Management


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Mrs Christina Philippou

  • Qualifications: BSc Economics, University of Warwick (2000-03); MSc Economics, University of Nottingham 2003-04); FCA, ICAEW.
  • Role Title: Director of Postgraduate Curriculum, Accounting and Financial Management
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
  • Telephone: 02392844836
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  • Department: Accounting and Financial Management
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School


I qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PKF (now BDO), undertaking audits across a variety of business sectors, preparing financial statements, performing due diligence work and providing business services to SMEs. I then spent 8 years working as a forensic accountant for Deloitte in London, including disputes and expert witness work; fraud, insider trading, bribery and corruption investigations; regulatory and US sanctions compliance work; and AML, compliance, and fraud risk reviews. I have also been a member of accounting training teams, including acting as a financial expert for advocacy training for the Inner Temple.

Teaching Responsibilities

I teach Corporate Governance, Financial Crime, Ethics and Controls; Financial Forensics and Investigations; and Expert Witnessing and Dispute Resolution.

I am also the Employability and Enterprise lead for the Accounting and Financial Management subject group, the Admissions Officer for MSc Forensic Accounting, and a fellow of the HEA."


My research interests are in the areas of forensic accounting, anti-corruption, and corporate governance in sport.


Research profile

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