Richard Barker

Richard Barker, Professor of Accounting, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Richard Barker is Professor of Accounting at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. He is also the Academic Director of the Oxford MBA and Tutor in Management at Christ Church. 

An expert in financial reporting, Richard is the academic member of the Corporate Reporting Council (formerly the ASB), the UK's advisory committee on accounting standards. He previously served on secondment as Research Fellow at the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). 

Richard has an undergraduate degree from Oxford and graduate degrees from Cambridge, and he qualified as a chartered management accountant while working for AstraZeneca. 

Richard is currently researching issues of natural capital accounting, business responsibility and sustainability, and institutional structures for the regulation of ‘non-financial’ corporate reporting. He serves on the Expert Panel of Accounting for Sustainability (A4S).