Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Professor Ileana Steccolini

Prof of Accounting & Finance


Ileana Steccolini is a Professor of Accounting and Finance at Newcastle University London. She is an Adjunct Professor at RMIT, Melbourne and a Fellow, Queen’s Centre for Not-for-profit Research, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK. Before joining Newcastle University London Campus she was an Associate Professor of Public Budgeting and Performance Measurement at Bocconi University, Milan, a visiting professor at Nottingham Business School, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, and at the Universitè de Genève, and a visiting scholar at Edinburgh University, University of Sydney, Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

She has published her work in a number of accounting and public administration journals, including Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Financial Accountability and Management, Management Accounting Research, Public Administration, Public Administration Review, Public Management Review, International Review of Administrative Studies.

She is the founder of the Accounting and Accountability Special Interest Group within the International Research Society of Public Management, a member of the Standing Scientific Committee of the European Accounting Association, an associate editor of Financial Accountability and Management, and a member of the editorial board ofthe Journal of Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, the Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Public Administration Review.


Ileana's research develops at the interface among public administration, management and accounting studies and focuses on public sector accounting, performance management and accountability, reform and change processes, and governmental financial resilience.