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.

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 Fellowhe 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.



I have a specific international student research focus.


Research profile

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