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Mr Robin Jarvis

Mr Robin Jarvis
Professor of Accounting

Eastern Gateway 104d


Robin Jarvis has been Professor of Accounting at Brunel since January 2010 (Fractional Appointment) and Special Adviser to the European Federation of Accountants and Auditors. Robin is also a member of and past chair (2004 -2009) of the EU Financial Services user Group (An expert forum set up by the European Commission to improve policy making in the field of financial services from a user perspective (consumer and small business).

Membership of Advisory Panels and Working Groups

  • International Accounting Standards Board (IASB): Advisory Panel on financial reporting by small and medium-sized entities and in emerging and transition economies 2003 -2009
  • UK Treasury Working Group : access to finance for SMEs
  • European Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) - Supervisory Board, Member; Nominating Committee, and SME Working Group
  • International Federations of Accountants (IFAC) - Small Medium Size Practices Committee. Chair SME Financial Reporting Task Force.
  • UEAPME - Economic and Fiscal Committee
  • Federation Des Experts Comptables Europeens -SME Working Party
  • Council Member of the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Editorial Boards of Research Journals

  • International Small Business Journal, Sage Publications
  • Strategic Change: Briefings in Entrepreneurial Finance, Wiley
  • Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development
  • International Journal of Business Excellence

Newest selected publications

Jarvis, R., McAteer, M. and Beddows, S. (Accepted) 'Payday lending: fixing a broken market, ACCA (2014),'.


Jarvis, R., McAteer, M. and Beddows, S. (Accepted) 'Britain’s debt, how much is too much?'.


Jarvis, R. (2017) 'Performance measurement in Small and Medium Size Entities.', inThe Routledge Companion to Performance Management and Control. Routledge. ISBN 10: 1317429923.

Book chapter

Collis, J., Jarvis, R. and Skerratt, L. (2017) 'The role and current status of IFRS in the completion of national accounting rules: Evidence from the UK'. Accounting in Europe, 14 (1-2). pp. 235 - 247.Open Access Link

Journal article

Jarvis, R., Stoain, C. and Mirovic, R. (2014) 'International Advisory Services Provided by Small and Medium-sized Accountancy Practices'.

More publications(12)