Lovewell Chiti

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Lovewell Chiti

Lovewell joined the Department of Law and Finance in December 2017 as a lecturer in Accounting and Finance. Prior to joining the University of Bedfordshire, Lovewell taught at the University of Sunderland in London, and INTO City University.

Lovewell has been teaching accounting and business finance on undergraduate, postgraduate and professional accounting courses for over 10 years. He has taught financial accounting, audit and assurance, governance, risk and ethics, and business analysis for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He has also taught corporate finance, financial and management accounting, taxation, auditing and finance at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Lovewell has also worked as an Assistant Clinic manager for the University of Zambia Veterinary teaching clinic for about 8 years. During this time, he spent 6 months at university teaching hospitals in Japan in their finance departments learning how they manage their finances.

Lovewell has worked as a volunteer treasurer for a not-for-profit organisation in London for over 6 years. He has also worked as an external auditor for a Costa coffee franchise for over two years. Lovewell also worked as a consultant for an accounting firm in London and for an EU sponsored Livestock project in Zambia. He specialises in audit, corporate finance, financial accounting, financial reporting and corporate governance and likes to bring real life examples to the lecture room. He has also supervised student dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Kingston University London
  • MSc in International Accounting, Anglia Ruskin University
  • MSc in Computer systems auditing, London Metropolitan University
  • MBA in Finance, Oxford Brookes University
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of the Association of International Accountants (FAIA (Acad))
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Member of the British Veterinary Association (BVA)
  • Member of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)
  • Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • Affiliate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Member of the Association of Church Accountants and Treasurers (ACAT)

Research interests

  • Financial reporting
  • Financial management
  • Corporate governance
  • Accountability in not-for-profit organisations

Contact details

T: +44 (0)1582 743091
E: lovewell.chiti@beds.ac.uk

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