Christina Philippou

Christina is the Director of Postgraduate Courses in the Accounting and Financial Management subject group in the Faculty of Business and Law. She spent eight years working as a forensic accountant for Deloitte in London, including disputes and expert witness work; fraud, insider trading, bribery, and corruption investigations; regulatory and US sanctions compliance work; and AML, compliance, and fraud risk reviews. Christina joined the Accounting and Financial Management subject group at the University of Portsmouth in 2015. Alongside her University teaching and research responsibilities, she has written and co-delivered a football finance course for the Premier League's EAM program, and has given public seminars on corruption in sport and financial crime in fiction. Her current research interests include: Corruption in sport; Financial education of athletes; Corporate and sport governance; Forensic accounting.

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A football World Cup every two years? An expert runs the numbers

In May 2021, FIFA began exploring the idea of holding a men’s football World Cup every two years instead of four. Further plans have since been unveiled, and the proposal, which originally came from Saudi Arabia, has received support from some international organisations. Fifa’s chief of global football development...

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