Lynne Barrow

Lynne Barrow

Associate Dean (International)

Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

+44 (0) 1482 463188

Lynne has worked for many years directly recruiting students from domestic and international markets.

She is an effective and enthusiastic accounting academic with extensive accounting, auditing and public sector management experience.

Lynne has delivered a broad range of accounting and finance modules in the UK and Hong Kong since 2006.

Before starting her career as an academic, she worked for many years as a CIPFA-qualified accountant and audit manager in the public sector.

Lynne has a special interest in the marketisation of public sector services and has advised politicians and officials on CCT, best value, public private partnership working and network governance.



Research Interests

  • Public sector accounting and governance
  • Public private partnership and public sector financing
  • Local authority accounting and accountability


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Auditing
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Information Systems in Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting and Finance for non-specialists
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Public Sector Finance, Taxation and Accounting 

Research PhDs

  • Public Sector Accounting, Auditing and Governance
  • Public Private Partnerships

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education
  • HEA Fellowship

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • MAAT – Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians
  • CPFA – Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
  • MBA (Distinction) – Bradford University School of Management
  • PhD (ongoing) – Bradford University School of Management

Awards and accolades

  • Geoffrey Pollard Memorial Prize for best Performance on Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting programme
  • Provident Financial Prize for best performance on Executive Masters in Business Administration

Professional highlights

  • Seconded to a team responsible for White Collar Compulsory Competitive Tendering, advising politicians and local authority officials, during her time as a public sector audit manager