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Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

Senior Lecturer

College of Business Law and Social Sciences, Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Accounting and Finance


Mark is a Senior Lecturer within the Accounting and Finance Department at Nottingham Business School (NBS).  He holds the following qualifications: ACA, MBA and a MSc. In Pure Mathematics

He started teaching at NTU on a part-time basis in 2013, mixing this role with his on-going responsibilities as the Financial Director of a local construction company. In 2015 Mark joined the academic mentoring team working on the personalisation project within the Business School. He joined as a full-time staff in 2016 combining his role of academic mentor with that of senior lecturer specialising in teaching Management Accounting to undergraduate and MBA students. He is the module leader for the Accounting and Finance module on the full time and executive MBA course.

Career overview

Before joining NTU, Mark worked in various financial roles after becoming a qualified chartered accountant and member of the Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1987. Since 1999 he has been the Financial Director for 2 highly successful construction companies based in the East Midlands

Research areas

Mark is about to embark on a PhD which will research the use of Advanced Management Accounting (AMA) techniques in UK based small and medium sized construction companies. In particular is there is a link between the successful growth of these companies and their use of AMA techniques.

External activity

Mark sits on the board of a local BME housing association. That role is tasked in ensuring that the executives of the organisation comply with all the regulations of the Homes and Communities Agency the main regulation of the not for profit housing sector.