Elaine Conway MCMI

Elaine Conway

Elaine is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at the University of Derby and teaches on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Prior to moving into teaching and research, Elaine worked for 17 years in industry, initially as a management accountant, later moving into Finance Director and Managing Director roles.

Her background is in the automotive industry and encompassed a variety of roles and projects, such as feasibility studies, accounting, finance, company secretarial, purchasing and logistics optimisation and company start-ups. The majority of Elaine’s experience is overseas, in countries such as Germany, Poland, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Slovenia and China. The latter experience involved being the Managing Director for a company start up in northern China for two years, taking the company from an idea on a spreadsheet through site selection, design, build and selection and training of employees leading to a fully functioning manufacturing and machining facility supplying customers both internally in China and also exporting to the US.

Regional Board Member

Type: East Midlands Regional Board