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Dr Loukas Glyptis



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PhD The Cost Management & Control of Inter-Organisational Relationships (University of Birmingham, 2010)

MSc Accounting & Finance (University of Birmingham, 2005)

BSc Business Administration (University of Piraeus, 2003)

PGCert of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Nottingham Trent University, 2012)

Employment Track

2010 – 2012

Nottingham Trent University, UK

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Management Accounting (Full time)

2006 –2008

The University of Birmingham, UK

Part-time visiting lecturer

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA)

Research Interests

  • Inter-firm cost management and control;
  • Institutionalisation of accounting and accounting change;
  • Accounting and control practices of shipping firms;
  • Management accounting and control practices of family firms;
  • Accountability and value-added reforms in the public sector
  • Whistleblowing and external auditing

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Head, School of Business & Management

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance; Introduction to Management Accounting; Management Accounting and Decision-making; Accounting and Finance; Advanced Management Accounting; Strategic Management Decision Making

Administrative Roles

  • Academic representative for the School of Business to the UCLan Cyprus Senate
  • Quality Lead for the School of Business and Management & member at the Academic Standards & Quality Committee
  • Academic Erasmus Coordinator for the School of Business and Management
  • Member of the Research & Innovation Committee

Selective Publications 

  • Coad, A.F. and Glyptis, L.G. (2014). Structuration: a position-practice perspective and an illustrative study. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 25, pp. 142-161

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

Glyptis, L.G., Hadjielias, E. and Galanakis, K. (2nd best paper award) Family Leadership and Control of Inter-organisational Relationships: A Social Capital Perspective, 2nd best paper award, 12th Workshop on Family Firm Management Research, Zwolle, Netherlands, May 2016 

Glyptis, L.G. and Coad, A.F. Accounting and control practices of a shipping family business, Multinational Finance Society Symposium, Larnaca, Cyprus, April 2014

Glyptis, L.G. and Coad, A.F. Family control in Greek shipping, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece, March 2012

Coad, A.F. and Glyptis, L.G. Accounting and Family control in Greek shipping, Management Control Association Workshop, University of Southampton, Feb 2012

Glyptis, L.G. and Coad, A.F. Inter-organisational contol in networks, Management Accounting Research Group Conference, University of Aston, Nov 2010

Coad, A.F. and Glyptis, L.G. Control in networks, Eighth International Conference on Management Control, University of Greenwich, London, Sept. 2010

Coad, A.F. and Glyptis, L.G. Strategic cost management in practice, Management Accounting Research Conference, University of Aston, Nov 2009

Glyptis, L.G. On the integration of structuration and evolutionary theories to study accounting change from a middle-range thinking perspective Seventh International Conference in Management Control, École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales, Paris, Sept. 2007

Glyptis, L.G. The cost management and control of inter-organisational relationships, The joint University of Aston and University of Birmingham Colloquium, June 2006

Supervision of Projects/PhDs

  • Supervisor of PhD candidate on ‘collective entrepreneurial learning in family business entrepreneurial teams’, UCLan Cyprus

Consultancy and CPD Training

  • HRDA Trainer on ‘Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Decision-Makers’
  • Visiting Scholar at the University of Piraues, Hellas, June 2016
    • Chaired the “Cyprus Economy: Retrospects and Prospects” forum, UClan Cyprus, February 2016
    • Chaired the “Shipping’s Importance in the Global and Cyprus Economy” forum at the Cyprus University of Technology, February 2016
    • Visiting Scholar at the University of Aegean, Hellas, May 2015.
      • Led workshop on the development of Greek Shipping Dynasties at the Hellenic Centre, in London, April 2014


  • Full PhD scholarship from the University of Birmingham
  • Full MSc scholarship from the ‘Propondis’ Foundation, Greece
  • Annual awards for academic excellence, ‘Kougioulis’ Foundation, Greece
  • Annual awards for academic excellence, State Scholarship Foundation (IKY), Greece

Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities

  • Reviewer at the Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management Journal