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Assistant Professor of Accounting, Northumbria University, Newcastle

Dr Mark Middling is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Northumbria University, where he has worked since 2015. Mark passionately researches accountability, accounting and governance in the football industry and completed his DBA in 2023 entitled "Accounting for Supporters - Developing a new supporter focused reporting framework for the English football league". He is currently working on multiple post-doctoral articles.

A copy of his doctorate can be found here:

Before his academic career, Mark spent 10 years working as a Management Accountant and Financial Controller, predominately in the manufacturing sector.

His teaching interests include management accounting and accounting for non-specialists.


  • 2021–present
    Assistant Professor of Accounting, Northumbria University, Northumbria
  • 2015–2021
    Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Northumbria University, Northumbria


  • 2023 
    Northumbria University, Newcastle, Doctorate of Business Administation
  • 2007 
    Chartered Management Institute, Diploma of Business Management, Level 5
  • 2005 
    University of Chester, Business Studies BA

Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)