Staff profile


Ms Suzanne O Brien

Senior Lecturer

School: Christ Church Business School

Campus: Canterbury Main Campus

Tel: 01227 922393

Profile summary

Canterbury Christ Church University, Senior Lecturer - Currently module leader for three undergraduate modules.  Previsous roles include Director Student Recruitment and Student Experienceat Christ Church Business School and Programme Direcor Accounting.   

UNiversity of Greenwich External Examiner - 2019 - ongoing

Birmingham City University, Specialist (Taxation) External Examiner - 2016 - ongoing

University East London, External Examiner - 2016 - 2018

London South Bank University, External Examiner - 2010 - 2014

GMT Communications Partners LLP, Financial Controller - Managed the day to day activities of the Finance function

Credit Suisse Asset Management, Project Accountant - Acting Head of UK Finance

Barclays Capital, MIS Consultant - Project lead on the migration of global sales functionality from Sybase to SAP.

Morgan Stanley, Infrastructure Manager - Project management

Henderson Global Investors, International Accountant - Asia Pacific subsidiary.

Ernst & Young, Senior Consultant - VAT advisor

Meridian VAT Reclaim, Technical Manager - European VAT reclaim

Lombard & Ulster Banking Ltd., Financial Management Accountant - Financial modelling and Treasury management

Irish Life Assurance plc., Trainee

Research and knowledge exchange

Conference contributions:

2018: "REAL Leadership"; University of Hertfordshire Leadership Conference; Hatfiedl, UK

2018: "Understading the Buisness"; CFG Annual Conference; London, UK

2013: “Integrating Technology for Flexible Learning”; ABS/HEA Annual Conference; Nottingham, UK

2012: “Engaging Students; Continuous Formative Assessment”; ABS/HEA Annual Conference; Manchester, UK


2019: "Tools for Strategy"; CFG Finance Focus, February

2018: "Understading the Buisness"; CFG Finance Focus, March 

External activities

5th Trust - Chair of the Board

Cross-Keys Homes - Vice Chair of the Board, Chair Finance Committee

CXK - Vice-Chair, previously Chair of Human Resources Committee, then of Audit Committee, currently Chair Development, Fundraising & Marketing Committee

ACCA - member of the East Kent members' network panel and previously elected member of the UK Strategy Implementation Committee


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