Mrs Riaz Anwar

Lecturer in Accounting

Contact info

Work Phone 01248 388133
Office Location  Hen Goleg, Room 1.03

Contact Info

Work Phone 01248 388133
Office Location  Hen Goleg, Room 1.03


Riaz is a Lecturer in Accounting for the undergraduate programmes at the Bangor Business School since January 2018.
Before becoming a full-time staff member, Riaz worked as an Associate Lecturer on the ACCA (Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants) professional course programmes: delivering modules in Financial Management, Financial Reporting, Advanced Auditing and Assurance, Advanced Performance Management, and Strategic Business Reporting to industry professionals. Riaz also has experience in delivering various other professional exams.

Riaz also has over twenty years’ educational experience working with cutting-edge technology providing a range of undergraduate and postgraduate online modules for other Higher Education Institutes.

Riaz's early career was spent working in the Accounting profession, Trained as a Chartered Accountant. She has also worked in Industry as Operational Director and a Company Accountant. For a number of years, Riaz ran her own distance learning company, delivering A-levels via video-conferencing to schools in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

In July 2020 Riaz became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) for her excellence in teaching.


In May 2021 Riaz was nominated and shortlisted for the Student Teacher-Led Award (STLA): the panel felt that 'Riaz was amongst the best in the University.'

In July 2021 Riaz was awarded the prestigious Bangor University Teaching Fellowship; the award recognises the importance of exceptional teaching and learning within the University.

In October 2021 Riaz was nominated for the National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) award.

In Febraury 2022 Riaz became a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) for her excellence in leadership, teaching and learning.



Teaching and Supervision

Riaz is teaching on the following modules:

ASB 2510 Accounting Information Systems
ASB 2516 Financial Reporting

ASB 3211 Advanced Accounting Theory & Practice
ASB 3214 Auditing and Assurance
ASB 3517 Financial Reporting


Roles within Bangor Business School:

Director of Schools Outreach & Engagement

Head of Blended Learning

Personal Tutor

Accounting & Management Degree Programme Champion

Athena Swan Team Member 

Member of the University Digital Strategy Group



Education / academic qualifications

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • MBA
  • BA, Business
  • Diploma in HRM (Associate Member of Charted Institute of Professional Development)
  • Diploma in CMI
  • ACA: Professional Examination 1
  • ACA: Accounting Competence

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