Dr Ian Birchmore

LLB (Hons), MSc in Information Technology, PhD, PGCTHE, Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) with over 25 years’ post-qualification experience, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Dr Ian Birchmore


Aberystwyth Business School

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Ian is a qualified accountant (CIPFA) who has previously worked in the public and voluntary sectors in a range of specialist internal audit, forensic and risk management roles and in senior management positions in those sectors. His teaching and research interests stem from many years' hands-on experience in the internal audit, governance and risk management fields. He is especially interested in risk ethics and the interface between ethics and professional practice.

Before coming to Aberystwyth, Ian taught at Warwick University and has a particular interest in the use of case studies in management and business education.


Module Coordinator
Additional Lecturer

Corporate governance, risk, ethics, auditing, internal control and management accounting


Risk; risk ethics; applications of complexity and fuzzy number theories, internal control and forensics