Peter Moizer, the Professor of Accounting at the Business School for 24 years, was appointed Dean in August 2008 and re-appointed in February 2013.

Professor Peter Moizer
Picture of Professor Peter Moizer, Dean of Leeds University Business School

Professor Moizer brings considerable experience of business, research and teaching and as Dean, has helped galvanise the Business School's reputation for excellence locally, nationally and internationally. He trained as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse, continues several years’ service on committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Greater Manchester Pension Fund, and worked closely with bodies including the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). For eight years, he was a reporting member of the Competition Commission, covering the merger to create ITV, the market for home credit and the various aspects of the BAA airports.

He is a member of the Lord Young Business Charter Executive Group; the Executive Board of the Association of Business Schools; the EFMD Deans & Directors General Steering Committee; and the EQUIS Committee. His research interests are primarily in the area of auditing and he has published extensively in books and journal articles.

Professor Moizer said: "Leeds University Business School has come a long way since 2008 and our reputation as a centre of excellence has risen as we continue to improve the student education experience and make a major contribution to the research agenda facing business schools.  We believe in our mission statement - 'To make an exceptional impact on business and society globally through leadership in research and teaching.'

The Business School's remit is to contribute to the well-being of society and we do this in three ways - firstly by producing high quality students able to make a difference in the world, secondly by the generation of first class research that has the potential to enable organisations to function better and thirdly by effectively transferring our knowledge to organisations so that they do perform better."