Mrs Lindsay Tibbetts

Mrs Lindsay Tibbetts
Mrs Lindsay Tibbetts
Mrs Lindsay Tibbetts

BA(Hons), MBA, FCA, CA

Senior Lecturer

Email Address
Telephone Number
+44 (0)1224 273237
Office Address
711 MacRobert Building
Old Aberdeen Campus
581 King Street
AB24 5UA

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Lindsay Tibbetts is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA) and member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Scotland (ICAS). She was appoint Director of Student Experience within the School in Sept 2021. Prior to this she was Deputy Dean of the University of Aberdeen Business School 2018-2021, programme leader for the undergraduate Accountancy and Accountancy and Finance programmes, and programme accreditation lead.

She obtained her first degree in Modern Studies from Coventry (Lanchester) Polytechnic, before training as a Chartered Accountant and later obtaining an MBA from the University of Birmingham. Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in practice she moved into a series of European internal audit roles including:

  • Deloitte LLP, Audit Manager, Internal audit & Practice Protection group based in London 
  • Exel Logistics Ltd,  Senior Audit Manager EMEA,
  • Cookson Plastic Mouldings (Europe) Ltd, Financial Controller               
  • Dalgety Plc, Senior Audit Manager             

The Internal audit roles gave her extensive experience of:

  • Risk management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Due diligence
  • Internal control and operational effectiveness

She trained and completed her probationary year as a primary teacher before moving into higher education in 2010 as Teaching Fellow/Lecturer in the Business School and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2015.

Her technical and research interests are audit, risk management, corporate governance and accounting education with a specific focus on auditing education.

She was a Senate member for a number of years and elected to Court in 2019 before stepping down in 2022. 


  • BA Hons Modern Studies 
    1984 - Coventry (Lanchester) Polytechnic 
  • MBA Masters in Business Adminstration 
    2004 - University of Birmingham 
  • FCA Accountancy and Audit 
    1989 - ICAEW 
  • PGDE Primary Education 
    2009 - University of Aberdeen 
  • SFHEA Education 
    2021 - HEA 

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships




External Memberships

Member of ICAS Qualifications Board

Member of the Net Generation HNC/D SQA Qualification Design Team


Teaching Responsibilities


  • Course Coordinator: AC3560 Audit Practice
  • Course Coordinator: AC4035 Audit theory and Evolution
  • Part of the Teaching team:BU5031 Accounting
  • Dissertation supervisor AC4528
  • Qatar Equivalents


Programme Leader for Accountancy (Until 1st August 2018)

Lectured and tutored on

  • AC1011 Accounting and Accountability
  • AC1515 Accounting & Entrepreneurship
  • AC2530 Financial Accounting 2
  • BU5031 Accounting
  • BU5574 Financial statement Analysis and International Accounting
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Dissertations