Anatoli Bourmistrov


Dr. Anatoli Bourmistrov is Professor in Accounting and Management Control at Nord University Business School and research coordinator at High North Center for Business and Governance. His research publications cover a wide range of topics including but not limited to public sector accounting and performance management reforms, management control innovations in public and private sector (including Beyond Budgeting), relationships between information and managerial attention, issues of long-term planning via use of scenarios. In cooperation with colleagues, he received Outstanding Paper award in the 2018 Emerald Literati Awards for the most exceptional pieces of work published in Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change for 2017 and David Solomons Prize Sponsored by the Charted Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the best paper in the annual volume of Management Accounting Research for 2013. As research coordinator at High North Center for Business and Governance, he coordinates externally funded development projects aimed at improving international education cooperation especially between Norway and Ukraine (such as “Norwegian-Ukrainian Public Sector Economy Education (NUPSEE)”, “Norwegian-Ukrainian cooperation in a field of Public sector accounting, budgeting and finance Research Education (NUPRE), use of COSO framework for improving internal control in the context of Ukrainian universities and “Norway-Ukraine: Professional Adaptation. Integration into the State System” (NUPASS). 

Research interests

Management control and accounting in dynamic organizational environments of public and private organizations; risk management and internal control; scenario planning and long-term financial sustainability; participatory forms of management and governance; sustainable economic development.


selected publications on Ukraine

  • Bourmistrov, A. (together with V. Vakulenko and I. Khodacheck) (2020) “Ideological and financial spaces of budgetary responses to COVID-19 lockdown strategies: comparative analysis of Russia and Ukraine”, Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 865-874.