Our people - Madeleine Ford

Madeleine Ford

Programme Director
Deputy Head of Faculty

Location: Dublin

Room: D102

Phone: 01-4150464

Development Activities

Academic Qualifications
Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA)


Madeleine is a Chartered Certified Accountant and has lectured for 26 years, both in Ireland and overseas. Prior to joining Griffith College, she held management roles in domestic and international companies. She has delivered modules on academic and professional programmes in the areas of financial accounting, management accounting and taxation in Ireland, Russia and China.

Madeleine is programme director for the BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance, the MSc in Accounting and Finance Management and the Certificate in Advanced Tax Planning and Advice. She is responsible for programme reviews and validations on these programmes. She is also responsible for the development and maintenance of strategic partnerships with colleges and universities in France, China, Ghana and Malaysia.

Working closely with professional accountancy bodies, such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Certified Public Accountants (Ireland), and Chartered Accountants (Ireland) is also one of her responsibilities, to ensure the Accounting and Finance programmes are appropriate to secure maximum professional accountancy examination exemptions for graduates of these programmes.

Madeleine has a keen interest in e-Learning and is a member of the college’s e-Learning committee. She was a driving force in the introduction of the BA (Hons) in Business Studies (Blended).