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Elizabeth Gammie

Head of School

Biography Elizabeth Gammie is a Professor of Accounting at the Robert Gordon University where she is Head of the Aberdeen Business School. Under her leadership the School achieved AACSB accreditation, was the first Business School in the world to secure Business Graduate Association accreditation and was recently named as the Times Higher Education 2020 Business School of the Year. She trained with Ernst and Whinney in the Aberdeen office and specialised in tax on qualification. She subsequently moved into academia and now has over 25 years’ experience in the Higher Education sector. Over the years she has developed her career by undertaking a part-time PhD, developing a very successful Accounting and Finance under-graduate degree, building a research portfolio, heading up the Department of Accounting and Finance and from 2016 taking on the role as Head of School. Her research interests have focussed on gender issues within the profession and professional accounting education and she has undertaken various funded research projects for bodies such as ICAS, CIMA, ACCA and IAAER. She has been involved with many ICAS Boards and Committees, including various stints on the local Area Committee, chaired the Student Education Committee, sat on the Qualification Board, the TPE Exam Board, the Technical Policy Board, the Audit Committee and perhaps most notably sat on ICAS Council for 6 years. She also served as a member on the International Accounting Education Standards Board for nearly 6 years and during this time was involved with many Task Forces including chairing the IES1 Implementation Taskforce. Elizabeth is currently a Trustee of the ICAS Foundation, a Trustee of the RDA Aberdeen group, a Governor of St Margaret’s School for Girls, chair of the ICAS Grampian Area Committee, a member of the ICAS Members Board and has recently been appointed by the IAAER as their VP – Education. Elizabeth was recently named as 2020 Business and Public Sector Woman of the Year in the Women in Accounting and Finance Awards.
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