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Mrs Lisa Wakefield

Job: Senior Lecturer & Admissions Tutor

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

Address: Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University

T: +44 (0)116 257 7805

E: lwakefield@dmu.ac.uk

W: dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Lisa qualified as a chartered accountant in 2004 while working as an auditor in a large regional accountancy practice. Once qualified she moved to work as a group accountant for a FTSE listed company working on group and company financial statements.

Following the birth of her children she moved into professional education training and worked for BPP (BPP University) as a financial reporting and taxation lecturer. During this period she was a subject specialist for the company on financial reporting and the ICAEW liason manager for the business.

LIsa joined DMU in December 2010 as a senior lecturer specialising in compliance accounting and has worked in the financial reporting, audit and taxation team throughout her time at and is the programme leader for MAccFin Accounting and Finance

Research group affiliations

Lisa is a founding member of the Centre for Accounting and Finance Education (CAFE) research group.

Publications and outputs 

Conference presentations

  • June 2014
    Transforming Learning, Transforming Lives Conference, De Montfort University – presentation (as part of PGCert He) on transformational learning
  • September 2014
    Student transitions: The triad of understanding Conference, De Montfort University – presentation on the educational expectations of millennial students
  • September 2015
    The Three Pillars of Learning- Teaching Conference, De Montfort University – presentation on problem based learning and enhancing employability

Research interests/expertise

Lisa's main areas of research interest are:

The education of millenial student and the impact that the generational change has had on teaching styles within higher education.

The use of published financial accounting data to validate legitimacy and accountability for the actions of the company and its Directors.

Areas of teaching

Undergraduate
Advanced FInancial Reporting
Financial Reporting

Qualifications

 BEng (Hons), FHEA, PGCert HE, FCA

 

Courses taught

Lisa teaches on finanical reporting and audit modules across all undergraduate levels and teaches on 

Membership of professional associations and societies

 The British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), Member, 2010- present

Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales, Fellow, 2004 - present

Higher Education Academy, Fellow, 2013 - present

 

Conference attendance

 ICAEW - Better Markets Conference (2011- 2016)

 

 Conference Presentations

June 2014
     Transforming Learning, Transforming Lives Conference, De Montfort      University – presentation (as part of PGCert He) on transformational      learning

September 2014
     Student transitions: The triad of understanding Conference, De Montfort      University – presentation on the educational expectations of millennial      students

September 2015
     The Three Pillars of Learning- Teaching Conference, De Montfort University      – presentation on problem based learning and enhancing employability

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