Dr Anthony O Tierney

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

School/Department: Business, School of

Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 5636



I joined the School in 2013 as a Graduate Teaching Assistant becoming a Teaching Fellow two years later and have worked here as a Lecturer since 2016.

I have taught a range of subjects across all levels from accounting theory to the operations of financial markets and I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). 


My PhD topic explored the processes by which mortgage loans are issued administered and securitised as well as subsequent steps following default by borrowers and the resultant legal actions both within and outside of courts.

My research interests include: Securitization Mortgage Markets Regulation Banking Cryptocurrency Central Bank Digital Currencies and Legal Identity. 


(0) O'Tierney, A., Kavanagh, D. and Scally, K. (2019) Me and My Avatar: Acquiring Actorial Identity. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Volume 58, 65-86.


I would be interested in supervising PhD students whose research topics lie at the intersection of Law Finance and Accounting; particularly where they relate to Mortgage Finance, Social Studies of Finance, Legal Identity, Central Bank Digital Currencies or Cryptocurrencies.


MN1010 Business Finance and Reporting (BA Management Studies; BA Human Resource Management; BA Modern Languages with Management)

MN3200 Dissertation (BA Management Studies)

MN7406 International Business (MSc Management; MSc International Management; MSc in Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Management; MEM - Master of Engineering Management)

MN3131 Ecology and Sustainability: Contemporary Issues (BA Business and Management; BA Marketing)

N7407 Management in Practice (MSc International Management; MSc Management)

Press and media

Mortgage Finance; Legal Identity
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