Debbie is a chartered public finance accountant who teaches across law, accounting and finance modules on accounting and business undergraduate programmes. Debbie is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator.
Debbie is interested in researching the areas of modern slavery and the accounting profession and is also involved in a number of tax projects, aimed at bringing accessible, professional advice to those who might not otherwise have access to support.
Debbie graduated from the University of Manchester in law and then trained to be an accountant, qualifying with CIPFA in 2006. Debbie worked in senior audit and accountancy roles across the public sector, specialising in management accounting. Debbie began teaching in 2014, providing financial training to the armed forces, before joining UCLan in 2016. Debbie also teaches on accounting programmes at the Open University.