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Dr Anthony Devine

Director of Learning and Teaching, Senior Academic Accreditation Lead, QFBA Partnership Manager

Department: Newcastle Business School

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Anthony is an academic in the Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) department. His area of teaching financial accounting and corporate governance. He is responsible for all NBS Accreditation including AACSB and EPAS as well as programme level Professional Affiliations. Anthony is also Director of Learning and Teaching within AFM with specific responsibility for Quality Assurance. In addition, he is Partnership Manager for Qatar Finance and Business Academy. Anthony’s PhD is in Family Business and Governance. His research interests include governance, values, education, innovation, entrepreneurship and accounting.

He is currently involved with a number of professional organisations including the Family Firm Institute as a GEN faculty member, AACSB as a global trainer for Assurance of Learning, he is on the board of New Writing North (a creative writing charity in the Northeast of England) and is a school governor. 


Campus Address

City Campus East 1

0191 243 7716


  • PhD

  • FHEA


  • CFBA

  • CFWA


  • BA (Hons)

  • ITIL

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Accounting, Governance, Family Business, Ethics, Values, Education.

Key Publications

Refereed Journal Papers:

  • Devine, A. and Shrives, P. (2017) Insights into corporate governance and risk: exploring systems from Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom. In Woods, M. and Linsley, P. M. (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Accounting and Risk, Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Devine, A. and Shrives, P. (2017) ‘Does R(amp)ing up governance in family firms always keep the current flowing’ FFI Global Conference, Chicago, October 2017.
  • Devine, A. and Dickson, M. (2015) ‘Exploring a family business: An ongoing story of succession’ FFI Global Conference, London, October 2015
  • Devine, A. and Shrives, P. (2014) 'Values: A way to conflict resolution' FFI Global Conference, Washington DC, October 2014.
  • Devine, A. and Shrives, P. (2013) ‘Corporate Governance in Family Business. You’re Kidding Right?’ FFI Global Conference, San Diego, October 2013

Subject Group

Accounting and Financial Management

The Accounting Unit of Newcastle Business School develops individuals to achieve their leadership, accounting and employability potential through professionally relevant, research engaged education.

The Accounting and Financial Management subject group undertakes practice relevant research in a range of applied subject areas, enabling us to interpret developments in what is a very fast changing subject field.

Apart from the highlighted examples of policy relevant research, other projects that have focused on disclosure narrative include the use of environmental information by airline companies in their annual reports and the disclosure of charitable giving policies by FTSE 100 companies.

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