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Emeritus Professor of Accounting, University of Essex, University of Essex

Prem Sikka is Emeritus Professor of Accounting at the University of Essex. His research on accountancy, auditing, corporate governance, money laundering, insolvency and business affairs has been published in books, international journals, newspapers and magazines. He has advised and given even evidence to the EU and UK parliamentary committees. He has also appeared on radio and television programmes to comment on accountancy and business matters.


  • 1996–present
    Professor of Accounting, University of Essex, UK


  • 1995 
    The Open University, UK, BA (Hons.)1st class, in Social Sciences
  • 1991 
    University of Sheffield, UK., PhD in Accounting
  • 1982 
    University of London, London School of Economics, MSc in Accounting and Finance
  • 1977 
    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, ACCA


“Lifetime Achievement Award” - 2009 - PQ Magazine, “Working for Justice” Award - 2008- Tax Justice Network, 'Accounting Exemplar Award' - 2006, American Accounting Association 'Personality of the Year' - 1995 - by readers of Accountancy Age, Lifetime Achievement Award - 2013, British Acocunting and Finance Association