Contact Dr Matthias Nnadi


Matthias’ academic background cuts across financial and management accounting, as well as corporate finance. He holds a Bachelor degree specialising in Accounting (BSc), Master in Business Education (MEd), Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a PhD. He also holds  Postgraduate certificates in Academic Practice and in Business Enterprise. His research interest focuses on accounting in emerging economies particularly questioning the relevance of international accounting standards in developing economies.  His extended research interest explores the role of accounting in corporate mergers and acquisitions.

He is a member of several accounting and other professional bodies. His industry engagements include training of corporate organisations and government agencies in understanding, and in the application of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and budgetary management. He has worked as a budget manager of large telecommunication company, as well as a stock accountant of a multinational company.  He currently manages the IFRS and IPSAS courses at Cranfield.   

Current activities

Dr Nnadi is the Deputy Director of Finance programmes and a senior lecturer in accounting. He has developed executive courses in IFRS and IPSAS targeting accounting and finance managers in both private and government organisations. He has trained several organisations on how to prepare their financial statements in line with the requirements of both IFRS and IPSAS. He is a recipient of the Chartered Institute of Taxation grant as well as Seedcorn funding for research.

He has developed a teaching and assessment model in accounting - Individualised Accounting Technique (IAQ), for the assessment of students in large accounting classes which is widely used in some Business Schools. Some of his works have been published in international accounting journals, and he serves as reviewer for several accounting journals. Matthias is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Bonds and Derivatives. He currently serves as the coordinator of students’ company-based projects in the finance and investment management programmes.


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