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Graham Needham

Mr Graham Needham

Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Accounting and Finance


He is a senior lecturer working within the Accounting and Finance division, focusing on corporate reporting, corporate governance and risk management.  He is the module leader for Business Metrics and Financial Management, and is the final year tutor for the BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Course.

Career overview

Before arriving at NTU Graham spent 18 years as a change management specialist with a focus on educational establishments.  He is also an experienced Finance Director within SME’s and started his professional career with Coopers & Lybrand where he became a tax specialist.

Research areas

Current research is focussing on the quality of disclosures relating to decommissioning costs within the global oil and gas industry.  Past research areas include the documentation and dissemination of the culture of a small ethic minority living in the Yunnan province of China called the Naxi.

Sponsors and collaborators

Graham is currently collaborating with Dr Hafez Abdo, Reader in Accounting at Nottingham Trent University.