Laura Walesby

An accountancy and audit tutor who has taught across all the major accountancy bodies in the UK, Laura has a wealth of experience in preparing students to pass their professional accountancy examinations. A Chartered Accountant, with a BSc in Management Sciences and Spanish from the University of Southampton, she has worked for both KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers in their audit and technical training functions.

Laura brings extensive technical training experience to Pearson College London having worked in both professional education as well as in-house technical departments at Big Four accounting firms in the UK. Laura has also worked in Financial Services audit, Supply Chain Finance and has delivered bespoke finance training to Magic Circle law firms in the UK. She currently teaches Advanced Corporate Reporting on Level 7 MSc programmes.

Areas of interest

  • Technology enabled learning
  • Corporate Reporting and financial accounting
  • Statutory audit in the UK
  • Finance for non-finance professionals
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Professional body membership

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)