Personal profile

Personal profile

Elaine Darby is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Elaine worked as a professional accountant, firstly with PwC in audit, and later with Deloitte and KPMG in a specialist area of tax, before turning her focus to teaching. After several years teaching professional accountancy qualifications at BPP Professional Education, Elaine moved into higher education, where she has been since 2011.

Elaine teaches a variety of subjects but her main teaching interests are professional skills, ethics, audit, and financial accounting.

Education/Academic qualification

Education, Professional Diploma in Digital Learning Design

Award Date: 12 Oct 2023

Education, Senior Fellow HEA

Award Date: 21 Oct 2020

External positions

Chief External Examiner for ACCA

1 Sept 20211 Sept 2025

Chief External Examiner - Oxford Brookes, Oxford Brookes University

1 Sept 20211 Sept 2025