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Anna Sung

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance / Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Global Business

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Anna Sung

Room: B101


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Anna Sung is a pioneer in FinTech education. She is the programme leader of the UK’s first undergraduate degree dedicated to FinTech, BSc (Hons) in Financial Technology Management offered by Glyndwr University, Wales, U.K. 

Anna is the Centre Lead, and Co-founder of the FinTech Innovation Centre at Glyndwr Univeristy. The Centre aims to conduct FinTech related research, consultancy and training projects for the industry, provide support to start-ups, facilitate exchanges among local and overseas experts, and offer FinTech education for students, financial personnel and the public.

She is also a steering committee member of FinTECHTalents. Anna had been invited to deliver FinTech talks in different events, for example at the FinTech 2017 conference in Dubai, UAE and Digital Future in Wrexham, etc. Anna actively participates in FinTech related industrial meetings such as FinTech Roundtable meeting organized by the FCA in 2017. In addition, her research outputs related to FinTech also appear in various academic journals. 

As a Fellow of Higher Education Academy, Anna has solid international higher education experience. She has worked for Universities in both Hong Kong and the UK. Moreover, she is the University's academic link responsible for all academic issues and day-to-day operations in managing a suite of business programmes in Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.

Anna has diverse professional backgrounds in Finance, Technology, Business, Biotechnology and Higher Education. She is qualified as a Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Technologist. In addition, Anna Sung received her BSc (Hons) in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Graduate Diploma in Research related to health and human behaviour and Master of Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), University of New England (Australia) and Edinburgh Napier University, (U.K), respectively.

Anna is a member of Analytical Decision Making Research Group at the Wrexham Glyndwr University. Her research interests include FinTech, innovation management, data mining and behavioural data analytics. 

  • BSc(Hons) in Cell and Molecular Biology (HKU, Hong Kong)
  • Graduate Diploma in Research (UNE, Australia)
  • MBA (Napier, UK)
  • Certified Management Accountant (US)
  • Certified Technologist (New Zealand)
  • Fellow (FHEA) of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member (MIITP) Institute of IT Professionals, New Zealand

Programme Leader:
BSc (Hons) Financial Technology Management

Subject area:

Management Accounting
Financial Management
Big Data

Dissertation supervision – Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Leong, K., and Sung, A. (2018). FinTech (Financial Technology): What is it and how to use technologies to create business value in FinTech way? International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology, Vol 9 (2)

Sung, A, and Leong, K. (2017). Fintech in Europe and its challenges, International Accountant, 94, pp12-13.

McMillan, A.J., Swindells, N., Archer, E., McIlhagger, A., Sung, A., Leong, K. and Jones, R., 2017. A review of composite product data interoperability and product life-cycle management challenges in the composites industry. Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composites Science, 3(4), pp.130-147.

Leong, Kelvin, and SUNG, A. (2015). A review of spatio-temporal pattern analysis approaches on crime analysis. International E-journal of Criminal Sciences, 9.

FinTech, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Behavioural data analysis