Staff profile: Lisa Mckeown

Photo  Lisa McKeown
Role Senior Lecturer, Department of Finance, Accounting, Systems and Economics
Contact  Direct line: 01902 323637

Email: L.McKeown@wlv.ac.uk

Biography

Sponsored through engineering degree by UK Atomic Energy Authority. Trained as Chartered Accountant with Touche Ross [now Deloittes], in Wolverhampton & Birmingham offices, working in audit and accounts preparation, up to level of Audit Supervisor. Left to join Forward Trust [part of HSBC], as Accountant – Pricing Policy, then Divisional Financial Accountant, and finally Compliance Accountant. Moved into education by teaching at West Midlands Business School, Sandwell College on variety of professional courses, including CIPS, IAM, CMI and CIPD, for five years. Returned to accounting by working as Business Manager at a school, but then moved to Tamworth & Lichfield College to teach AAT at all three levels, including taxation. Appointed to post at Wolverhampton University in September 2007.

Academic qualifications
  • PGCE Staffordshire University
  • Certificate in Business Administration – Wolverhampton University
  • Chartered Accountant
  • BSc(Eng) Electrical Engineering, Imperial College, London University
Teaching interests

Financial Accounting, Business Accounting for non-specialists

Taxation

Corporate and community engagement

Lead Academic on CW Corporate Communications KTP, focused on financial information capabilities

Member of Ministry Team at St John’s Community Church Burntwood, with joint responsibility for Finance, on a voluntary basis.

Professional body membership and roles

Chartered Accountant, ACA, since 1991