Chris Higson is a professor in accounting practice at London Business School, where he was Chair of the Accounting Group and director of the School's Financial Seminar for Senior Managers. He has degrees in philosophy and in economics from University College, London, and has a doctorate in finance from London Business School; he is a chartered accountant and worked for Deloitte and Touche.


Financial StatementsChris Higson: Financial Statements

Further details about the latest edition of Chris's acclaimed book, Financial Statements: Economic analysis and interpretation can be found on the Books section of this website. The book is conceptual in approach and focuses on the economic interpretation of financial statements. It inverts the normal approach of accounting books and focuses on the integrity of the balance sheet rather than on earnings.


London Business School

London Business School

Chris is a highly regarded teacher and has taught on all London Business School’s major programmes. Further details on Chris's open executive programme on Financial Analysis can be found here.


Industrial Intervention

Why and how governments should justify industrial intervention.

The cult of EBITDA

The dangers of the world's current fascination with EBITDA.


The performance of private equity

Have buyout funds actually earned positive returns for their investors?



Chris Higson's video and audio podcasts are available to download

Chris Higson


Contact Chris

London Business School
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London NW1 4SA

Tel 020 7000 8116