Department of Finance and Accounting

We are active in progressive research in the areas of finance, banking and corporate governance. With a wealth of industry experience at one of the Big Four, the four biggest professional services networks in the world, our academics deliver teaching excellence in the classroom.


We lend our expertise to companies and financial institutions through consultancy and other advisory services.

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Professor Bonnie Buchanan

Head of the Department of Finance and Accounting and Professor of Finance

Professor Bonnie Buchanan is the Head of the Department of Finance and Accounting at the Surrey Business School and a Professor of Finance. She is also a member of the Centre of Digital Economy. In 2018-2019, Professor Buchanan served as the Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair of Business and Economics at the Hanken School of Economics, Finland. Prior to this, Professor Bu...

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