Dr David Leung is a Lecturer in the Queen Margaret Business School.

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After gaining membership of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, I worked as a financial controller and consultant in various sectors including biotechnology, printing, financial services, tourism and retail. I was also a lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University, University of York, Newcastle University, Heriot-Watt University and Coventry University.

Member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (www.cimaglobal.com)

Member of The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (www.cisi.org)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (https://www.heacademy.ac.uk)

My main research area is the sociology of accounting and finance, particularly the problems of corporate governance, earnings management and environmental reporting. Recent work includes a book on research methods for accounting and finance students.

Active research interests:

Social studies of accounting and finance

Science and technology studies

Corporate governance

Earnings management

Environmental and social accounting

Philosophy and sociology of knowledge

Research Methods:


Action research

Case studies

I teach financial accounting, management accounting and corporate finance.