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  • briefcase Accounting, Control & Legal Affairs
  • quality Master, Chemistry
Areas of research
  • IFRS - development and adoption into law
  • The effect of new technologies on audit and accounting professions

Dawn Robey was appointed Clinical Professor in Accounting, Control and Legal Affairs at NEOMA Business School in 2018. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).  Prior to joining NEOMA, she worked for nearly 6 years at the European Commission in Brussels where she was responsible for the legal process to adopt an International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS 9) that had been developed in the wake of the financial crisis to respond to political and technical concerns about the existing standard.  Before the Commission, she worked for a UK Financial Regulator in London focusing on the enforcement of IFRS. Previously, she had worked as a senior accounting policy manager for two major UK banks, in London and Hong Kong. An experienced lecturer, in her early career, she lectured students from the Big Four firms in preparation for their professional exams.

Dawn is acting editor of a periodical, the World Accounting Report, which provides news and analysis of international corporate reporting developments for professionals.  She holds Masters degrees from Oxford University and Sussex University.

Her research interests include IFRS and its regulatory context, and the effects of digitisation of processes and functions on finance professionals of the future.