Margaret studied accountancy at Glasgow University and then joined Ernst and Whinney now Ernst and Young. She has worked with several accountancy firms where she specialised in External Audit.
MSc Ba.hons Dip.BA
Through global auditing Margaret gained a huge amount of insight into a variety of different business models with great experience dealing with a variety of clients providing accounting and taxation expertise and becoming directly involved with their business.
She has provided expert training in London and Glasgow for people starting their own business.
Margaret has worked with the business school at Strathclyde University and was a lecturer in accounting and finance for several years. Margaret lectured extensively overseas mainly in the Middle East and Far East on MBA and MSc programmes. She enjoyed MBA teaching in accounting and finance.
She works with two of the Professional Accounting Bodies, which included the World Bank and other consultancy work writing exam papers and marking.
She is an examiner for several accounting bodies.
Margaret enjoys risk management and corporate governance as well as traditional accounting subjects.
She has enjoyed various consultancy assignments mainly overseas in Azerbaijan and the Middle East.
Margaret has also worked on accounting for non-financial managers, risk and control strategies, financial risk management, the role of the audit committee, the role of the risk committee, success as a non-executive director, IAS and IFRS, financial analysis, budgeting, fraud prevention, internal control, corporate governance, and auditing.
Margaret has authored three accountancy books.