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Dr Anthony Devine

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Anthony is an academic in the Accounting and Financial Management department. Anthony’s PhD is in Family Business and Governance. His research interests include governance, values, blockchain, accounting and the work of Mary Douglas. His area of teaching financial accounting and corporate governance. He is Director of Accreditation with responsibility for all NBS's external accreditation including AACSB, EPAS, SBC and CMI. In addtion, he is University Strategic Lead for operations in Qatar. 

Anthony 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 and is a school governor. 

Anthony Devine

Campus Address

City Campus East 1

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

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

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Conceptualising a social business blockchain: the coexistence of social and economic logics  , Devine, A., Jabbar, A., Kimmitt, J., Apostolidis, C. 8 Jul 2021, In: Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Insights into corporate governance and risk: Exploring systems from Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom, Devine, A., Shrives, P. 27 Mar 2017, The Routledge Companion to Accounting and Risk, Abingdon, Taylor & Francis
  • Comply or Copy; the extent of mimetic isomorphism in German corporate governance compliance statements', Devine, A., Shrives, P. May 2012, European Accounting Association (EAA) 35th Annual Congress
  • Retaining identity and values through generations of family businesses; is there a role for corporate governance?, Devine, A. Sep 2011, British Accounting & Finance Association Northern Group Annual Conference

PGR Supervision

Ridhima Singh Exploring the cultural nuances of auditors in North India: How does it influence their behaviour and independence in family business sector? Start Date: 01/10/2018


  • Accountancy PhD January 01 2017
  • Education PGCert March 27 2015
  • Management Certificate October 01 2013
  • Business Studies BA September 01 2006
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015

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