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Geoffrey Whittington

Geoffrey Whittington, British accountant, educator. Professional research fellow Institute Chartered Accountants of Scotland, 1996-2001; Decorated Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 2000. Fellow Institute Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Background

  • Whittington, Geoffrey was born on September 21, 1938 in Warsop, England. Son of Bruce and Dorothy Gwendoline (Gent) Whittington.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, London School of Economics, 1959. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, 1971.

      Doctor of Science in Social Science (honorary), Edinburgh University, 1998.

    Career

    • Research officer Cambridge University, 1962-1972. Fellow Fitzwiliam College, Cambridge, England, 1966-1972, 88—. Professor University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1972-1975, University Bristol, England, 1975-1988, University Cambridge, England, 1988-2001.

      Member International Accounting Standards Board, since 2001. Member United Kingdom Accounting Standards Board, 1994-2001, United Kingdom Monopolies and Mergers Commission, 1987-1996. Economic adviser Office of Fair Trading, England, 1978-1983.

      Member Advisory Body on Fair Trading in Telecomms., 1997-1998.

    Works

    Membership

    Fellow Institute Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, walking, squash.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Enid Smith, September 7, 1963. Children: Alan Geoffrey, Richard John.
    • father: Bruce Whittington
    • mother: Dorothy Gwendoline (Gent) Whittington
    • spouse: Joyce Enid Smith
    • children: Alan Geoffrey Whittington
    • Richard John Whittington
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    Born September 21, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1959
      London School Economics
    • 1964
      Cambridge University
    • 1971
      Cambridge University
    • 1998
      Edinburgh University
    • 1962 - 1972
      Research officer, Cambridge University
    • 1966 - 1972
      fellow, Fitzwiliam College
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      professor, University Edinburgh
      Scotland, Connecticut, United States
    • 1975 - 1988
      professor, University Edinburgh
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1988 - 2001
      professor, University Edinburgh
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 2001
      member, International Accounting Standards Board
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