Simon Huston


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    Sustainability accounting
    Multi-criteria project/entity evaluation
    Strategic foresight / error
    Transformation for resilience

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    Personal profile


    Accounting lecturer, associate director UG Accountancy & International mobility lead.  Multidisciplinary research interests.  Taught in seven universities, two FE colleges and many schools.  Military medic, graduated from LSE, audited for Deloitte, studied Environmental Management and worked as a commercial analyst and foreign investment advisor.  Geography doctorate from the University of Queensland.  Three professional accountant designations (ACMA, GCMA & CPA).  Certified teacher (PGCE, FHEA).  Fluent French (DEFL B1).  Interest in various other languages/cultures, including Ancient Greek.  Published over twenty journal articles, seven book chapters and three books.  Active peer reviewer, including for Property Management (Editorial Board), Land, Land Use Policy, Sustainability, Sustainable Cities & Society.

    Research Interests

    Multidisciplinary research on sustainable transformation, strategic error, performance management, urban development & learning.   

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • SDG 15 - Life on Land

    Education/Academic qualification

    Geographical Sciences, Doctorate, Price premia in a metropolis, University of Queensland

    Award Date: 10 Aug 2010

    Environmental Management, MSc, Neighbourhood value drivers, University of Durham

    Award Date: 10 Jul 2000

    Economics, Degree, London School of Economics and Political Science

    Award Date: 15 Jul 1993


    • HF5601 Accounting
    • Sustainability accounting
    • Green Transition
    • Biodiversity finance
    • Feasibility analysis
    • Performance management
    • G Geography (General)
    • Spatial development
    • Land use contention
    • Smart city
    • Community development
    • Regional Development
    • Performance management
    • Strategic Management
    • Housing
    • LB2300 Higher Education
    • Emotional health
    • Transformational learning
    • HA Statistics
    • Time series & forecasting
    • Data analysis
    • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
    • Health inequality
    • Obesity
    • Sports facilities
    • U Military Science (General)
    • Indochina
    • Strategic Management
    • Risk Management
    • JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
    • Indochina
    • Algeria


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