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Chartered Accountant, with an MBA from Loughborough University.


Originally trained as an auditor, then increasingly senior finance roles in manufacturing companies.
Moved into academia with the University of Hertfordshire. Worked for University of South Wales (formerly University of Glamorgan) since 2001


Acting Academic Subject Manager, Accounting and Finance


Telford, B. (2004) Accounting for Decision Making, CIPFA/Pearson
Telford, B. (2005) “Environmental Accounting in U.K. Local Authorities: The Results of a National Survey”, Journal of Finance and Management in Public Services, 5 (1), pp. 37-46.
Coombs, H., Porch, M. and Telford, B. (2010) “A critical and analytical study of the benefits of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) to the teaching of business and management students”, Journal of Finance and Management in Public Services, 9 (1).
Marriott, N., Telford, B., Davies, M. and Evans, J. (2011) “Students’ perceptions of work-based training and examination-based learning relating to the professional competence of auditors and the impact of regulatory changes on audit training in the UK”, Accounting Education: An International Journal, 20 (2), pp. 133-151.


Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Senior Fellow, Higher Education Association
Member, Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR)


Chair, South West Area Group (SWAG), British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)

Hosted 2017 Annual Conference for BAFA Accounting Education Special Interest Group

External Examiner:
Swansea University
University of Worcester

ICAEW BASE game mentor


Audit training survey for Professional Oversight Board.
Knowledge Transfer Partnership: implementation of an e-Procurement system, Gwalia Housing Association.
Course validations (recent) for Middlesex University and Agored Cymru.


Current research:
Delayed Transfers of Care in the NHS (with Martin Turner, ACCA).
Public sector sustainability reporting.
Psychology of financial trading (with Kumbi Mabwe, Cardiff Metropolitan University)

Three PhD students supervised to successful completion (social and environmental accounting education, management accounting in an emerging economy, anti-money laundering practices).
Five PhD students currently being supervised.
Internal examiner for two PhDs.

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