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5 Questions to Professor Crawford Spence

In this series we are asking our Academics & PhD students 5 questions, to see what research they are involved in and what advice they can give to our students. This time: Crawford Spence, Professor of Accounting and Vice Dean (Corporate Relations).

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5 Questions to Professor Crawford Spence

What research are you currently involved in?

I am studying different forms of expertise within financial professions (accountants, tax advisors, fund managers, financial analysts).

What achievement at King’s College London are you most proud of?

The work by Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin on the discovery of DNA!

What do you enjoy most about your position at King’s Business School?

Being in school that is on an upward trajectory.

What one piece of advice would you give to incoming students (or young entrepreneurs)?

Do what excites you, rather than what you think is sensible!

What is your (business) motto in life?

Aim for the long term!

What is the greatest career lesson anyone ever taught you?

Talent does not really exist. The most important achievements come through hard work.