UCL School of Management

Barry McCarthy

Associate Professor (Education)
Programme Director (BSc/MSci Information Management for Business)
Phone number
(0)20 3108 1051
(internal 51051)
Office location
Engineering Front Building
Rm 4.06


Barry is an Associate Professor in Accounting within the School of Management and holds a Masters degree from the University of Essex and an Undergraduate degree from London Guildhall University, specialising within both degrees in Accounting, Financial Management and Performance Management. Over a number of years, he has developed, organised, advised and lectured on courses in the areas of accounting, finance and business management at a number of UK HE Institutions including Birkbeck (University of London), London South Bank University, the Open University and the University of Hertfordshire.

A Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy he has worked closely with various professional accountancy bodies in developing vocational focused courses. With over 15 years’ experience as a management consultant in the financial services industry he has expertise in working with individuals, start-ups and SME’s to optimise business efficiency, strategic business relationships, and drive significant business growth.

He is editor/author of two Pearson Custom textbooks and actively engages in international scholarly activity within the fields of cognitive mapping to develop visual financial decision-making tools for SME’s, performance management in the public sector and the visual analysis and interpretation of financial reports.