Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Business School

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Dr Mo Yan is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance in the Queen Margaret Business School.

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Dr Mo Yan BSc, MSc (with Distinction), PhD, ACCA and FHEA is a lecturer and programme leader in Accounting and Finance with Queen Margaret University. Prior to joining QMU, Mo has practiced accountancy in the private sector (EY) and the Scottish public sector (RBGE), during which she qualified as a chartered accountant (ACCA). Upon securing a full scholarship to pursue a doctoral degree with University of Edinburgh, Mo started her academic career and has since presented at numerous national and international conferences. Mo is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. In her own time, she volunteers as a Board Director/Trustee with the Dundee Independent Advocacy Support.


Mo is passionate about providing a transformational education experience to students in Higher Education who will become well-rounded change agents for the future.

Affiliations/Memberships to Other Organisations:

  • ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) member
  • Board Director of DIAS (Dundee Independent Advocacy Support)

Professional Social Media:

My research interest lies in researching critical and social aspects of accounting practices in diverse settings, especially public sector organisations and small/micro charitable organisations.

Active Research Interests:

  • Critical perspectives in accounting
  • Public financial management
  • Charity accounting

Research Methods:

  • Qualitative

I am the programme leader for MSc in Accounting and Finance (with CIMA). My teaching and learning areas include Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Current Issues in Accounting and Finance.

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2017)