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2012-13 Activities

The 2012-13 MSc Accounting, Organisations and Institutions students have successfully continued the AOI Society and have already organised a number of guest speakers to come along to present to the Society. They have included:

■ Alison Thomas, Director of Global Research, PricewaterhouseCoopers

■ Peter Holgate, Senior Accounting Technical Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers UK and Visiting Professor in the LSE Department of Accounting

2011-12 Activities 

The 2011-12 academic year has been a huge success for the Accounting Societies, as two new societies have been founded: the Diploma in Accounting Society (created in October 2011), and the MSc Accounting, Organisations and Institutions (AOI) Society (created in January 2012). Both societies were set up by members of the programmes, and have received great support from the Department and the students.

The MSc Accounting, Organisations and Institutions (AOI) Society


AOI Society 2011-12 committee members

The Society organised several events this year including an AOI Alumni Networking Event and regular pub meetings for current students. They also invited 3 guest speakers to give a talk to the Society:

  • Valli Perera, Managing Director for Global M&A Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited.
  • Professor Christopher Chapman, Professor of Management Accounting at Imperial College Business School and Editor in Chief of Accounting, Organizations and Society.
  • Andrew Croft, CFO of St James’s Place Wealth Management.

We are very pleased to announce that the AOI Society won a Students’ Union Bronze Stars award in May 2012.

The Diploma in Accounting Society


The Diploma in Accounting Society 2011-12, pictured with Julien Boulenger (centre)

The Society’s organised events included the first “Meet an Alumnus” session  with Julien Boulenger, who is a Financial Services Consultant at Oliver Wyman. Julien graduated from the Diploma in Accounting & Finance with Merit in 2010 and also holds a Master in Management from EDHEC Business School (France).

The Accounting Society


Accounting Society committee members 2011-12, pictured with senior speakers from Deloitte and ACCA

The Accounting Society held their annual dinner in March 2012, with senior speakers from Deloitte and ACCA. Many of the Accounting students attended this event.