Joanne Winfield

Joanne Winfield

Senior Lecturer


I am a member of the Financial and Management Accounting (FAMA) subject group within the Business School at Sheffield Hallam University. I have experience of teaching accross the portfolio with specific expertise in the area of forensic accounting.

Prior to my academic career, I spent 15 years working as a Forensic Accountant within various areas consisting of accountancy practice, law practice and the public sector (the police force). My earlier career was spent working within accountancy functions for both large organisations (GE Capital) and for a number of smaller SME's.



  • 2016: Post Graduate Certificate, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 2015: MSc Forensic Accounting, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Member of Board of Directors or other governance role

Board member

  • 2014 to 2016: , North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS), United Kingdom

Member of professional body


  • 2005 to 2008: , Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, United States of America

Subject External Examiner

External Examiner

  • 2018: ,

Senior Lecturer

Teaching expertise

  • Financial Accounting and Management Accounting


  • Forensic Accounting


Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems

Sheffield Business School

Fin Accounting & Man Accounting

2012 to present: Various, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom


Journal articles

Winfield, J., & Roberts, M. (2023). Forensic accounting: time for a unified global approach. Journal of Forensic Accounting Profession, 3 (1), 38-56.

Jamieson, D., Awolowo, I., Garrow, N., Winfield, J., & Bhaiyat, F. (2019). Financial shenanigans: The importance of anti-fraud education. Journal of Governance and Regulation, 8 (3), 58-63.

Conference papers

Jamieson, D., Awolowo, I., Garrow, N., Winfield, J., & Bhaiyat, F. (2018). Financial Shenanigans: The Importance of Anti-Fraud Education. In PAN IIT International Management Conference, Roorkee, India, 30 November 2018 - 2018 (pp. 1-12). Indian Institute of Technology


Winfield, J. (2019). Premier League; at what cost? Presented at: The Football Collective Conference, Sheffield United Football Club

Other activities

HEA fellow or senior fellow

  • 2016: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy (HEA), United Kingdom

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