Brian Windram

Brian Windram

Dr Brian Windram

Senior Lecturer


Brian qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG (formerly Peat Marwick Mitchell) in Edinburgh in 1987 and worked with the firm for eight years including a two year secondment to Melbourne, Australia. He joined Napier from the profession in 1991 specialising in financial accounting and auditing. Over the last 20-25 years, Brian has built up considerable international educational experience involving overseas programme leadership; developing collaborative programmes (in Hong Kong, mainland China & Singapore); establishing articulation links; leading on local professional body and government accreditations; programme approvals and undertaking extensive teaching and recruitment activities. More recently undertaken a number of leadership roles within the Business School including: Assistant Dean; Academic Director; Head of Accountancy, Finance & Law; and Academic Lead for Learning & Teaching.

Research Areas



  • “Social Capital and Family Business: Past, Present & Future: A Literature Review”
  • “Creating Social Reciprocity – The Role of Trust Network Reproduction and Social Learning: Evidence from a Medium Sized Family Firm”


Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


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