Dr Niran Subramaniam

Associate Professor in Financial Management and Systems

Dr Niran Subramaniam

Dr Niran Subramaniam

Director of Studies
Financial Management and Systems
Specialisms: Sociology and Technology in Accounting contexts, Strategic Financial Management, Technology Mediated Management Systems, Enterprise Information Systems
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Dr Niran Subramaniam is Associate Professor of Financial Management and Systems at Henley Business School. He is also a College Advisor at Green Templeton, University of Oxford, where he was a Lecturer in Accounting Information Systems at the Said Business School. Prior to joining Henley, Dr Subramaniam was the Director of Postgraduate Studies with the School of Management, and Associate Dean (Education) for the faculty of management, Economics & Law at the Royal Holloway University of London, where he was a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Information Systems.

Dr Subramaniam’s research interests lay at the nexus of Sociology, Technology and Accounting, and his areas of expertise include strategic financial management, technology mediated management systems and enterprise information systems. His current research focuses on digitally mediated human interactions and their theoretical and practical implications to the future of work in the contemporary organisational settings.

Niran received a B.Eng. (Hons) in Computer and Information Engineering (London), an MBA with distinction in Finance and e-Business (UBC) and a PhD in Information Systems (Warwick). Prior to academia, Niran held senior finance and information systems management leadership roles in the financial services, telecommunications, and higher education sectors. He had also held board appointments in advisory and consultative capacity in these sectors in Canada and the US.

Dr Subramaniam is a Fellow Chartered Management Accountant (FCMA, 1997), and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA, 2013). From 2018, he was appointed to the international committee of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS), which acts as a think-tank contributing to the development of policy and research on matters concerning the international agenda within the UK business schools.


Enabling technology trends for enhanced business performance. Subramaniam, Niran. In: Financial Director, January 30, 2019.

On the Interplay between Strategic Performance and Managerial Accounting. / Subramaniam, Niran. In: Advances in Management Accounting, Vol. 30, 2018, p. 175-195.

On the interplay between strategic performance and managerial accounting change, Subramaniam, Niran. 3rd AIMA World Conference on Management Accounting Research, Monterey Peninsula, Northern California, USA. May 19-20, 2016.

On the interplay between strategic performance measurement and managerial accounting change for sustainable development. / Subramaniam, Niran. European Network for Research in Organisational & Accounting Change (ENROAC). 2015.

The role of co-presence of users on the orchestration of Accounting activities in Enterprise Systems. / Subramaniam, Niran. International Symposium on Accounting Information Systems. 2014.

Exploring social network interactions in enterprise systems: the role of virtual co-presence. / Subramaniam, Niran; Nandhakumar, Joe; Baptista, John. In: Information Systems Journal, Vol. 23, No. 6, 23(6), 11.2013, p. 475-499.

Management Control through Joint Activity: the role of managerial co-gravity. / Subramaniam, Niran. 9th International Management Control Research Conference, 4-6th September, 2013, Utrecht, Netherlands.. 2013.

Exploring Co-presence Enabled Collaboration in Social Computing Inspired Enterprise Systems. / Subramaniam, Niran; Nandhakumar, Joe; Baptista, John. AIS electronic Library (AISeL). ICIS 2010 PROCEEDINGS, 2010. 141.