Professor Collins Ntim

Professor Collins Ntim

Professor of Accounting

Research interests

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Governance

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Accepting applications from PhD students.


  • Collins is a professionally qualified chartered accountant (CPA) and an enthusiastic accounting academic with over 20 years of national and international teaching, research, leadership and management experience in higher education.
  • He has served in a number of senior roles, such as Associate Dean, Head (Chair) of Department and Deputy Head (Dean) of Southampton Business School.
  • His research focuses on how Accounting, Finance and Governance (AFG) can drive Development and Sustainability around the world, especially the developing world (e.g., China, Sub Sahara Africa, and Middle East and North Africa), and in the process, he has published over 100 outputs, in which more than 70% have appeared in the top FT 50, ABS 4*/3*, and ABDC A*/A Journals around AFG topics that have been cited widely by academics and the popular global media, as well as attracted competitive external and internal research funds of over £0.6m.
  • He also has a strong interests and track record in developing, reviewing, examining, supervising and teaching AFG subjects to undergraduate, postgraduate, research, especially PhD, executive and professional accounting and finance students in a wide variety of institutions and countries around the world.