AFAANZ Board 2017-2018
Professor Millicent Chang
Millicent is Professor at the University of Wollongong.Her current research interests lie in the areas of insider trading and disclosure in capital markets. Millicent teaches corporate finance and capital markets research.
Millicent has been an AFAANZ Board Director since 2013. She was Treasurer of AFAANZ before becoming President in 2017.
President (New Zealand)
Professor Chris van Staden
Chris van Staden is a Professor of Accounting at the Auckland University of Technology. He teaches courses in Financial Accounting, Social and Environmental Accounting and Research Methods to undergraduate and post graduate students. His research focuses on the disclosure of financial information, especially environmental and social disclosures. He has published in several international refereed accounting and management journals and is the recipient of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at AUT Excellence in Academic Research Award for 2017.
Chris has been an AFAANZ Board Director since 2013 and President (NZ) since 2016.
Dr Andrew Jackson
Andrew joined the UNSW Business school in July 2005 and was appointed Senior Lecturer in July 2011. Andrew teaches postgraduate financial accounting. Prior to his appointment at UNSW, Andrew taught at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. His research interest examines how accounting information is used by capital market participants, including issues on earnings co-movements, corporate disclosure, stock return volatility, the timeliness of earnings and asset pricing models. His paper, 'Pierpont and the Capital Market' was awarded a joint share of the Abacus 2009 Manuscript Award. Andrew is the Undergraduate Honours coordinator in the School of Accounting.
Andrew has been an AFAANZ Board Director since 2014 and was appointed Treasurer in 2017.
Board of Directors
Professor Jacqueline Birt
Jacqueline Birt is a Professor of Accounting at the University of Western Australia. Jacqueline's research is predominantly in international accounting and accounting education. In international accounting she has published in areas such as segment reporting, voluntary disclosures and value relevance. In accounting education she has published in areas such as XBRL, ICT skills, international student learning and blended learning.
Jacqueline has been an AFAANZ Board Director since 2011. She is President Elect (Australia) and the AFAANZ representative on the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB).
Dr David Bond
David Bond joined the Accounting Discipline Group at UTS in 2003. During his time at UTS David has been involved in teaching financial reporting and introductory accounting at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. He is also currently a member of the Faculty Board in Business and the Faculty Board of Law and a committee member for the International Conference for e-Learning. From 2003 David was responsible for the operational aspects of the UTS Audit Markets Database. Since 2012 he has been a regular guest on 2SER. In 2013 he held the position of Academic Fellow at the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation in London. He has also undertaken consulting work for a number of organizations.
David was elected to the AFAANZ Board in 2017.
Professor Charl de Villliers
Charl is Professor of Accounting at the Graduate School of Management, The University of Auckland, New Zealand, where his research and teaching interests include Management Accounting, Sustainability Accounting, and Integrated Reporting. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Cape Town, University of Pretoria, and University of the Western Cape; as well as a research fellow at the Centre for Sustainability Management at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany. Charl has more than 250 research based publications and presentations, including over 70 articles in refereed journals and serves on the editorial board of 10 academic journals.
Charl has been an AFAANZ Board Director since 2015 and is President Elect (NZ).
Associate Professor Carolyn Fowler
Dr Carolyn Fowler is an Associate Professor in the School of Accounting and Commercial Law. Her research focuses on strategy and management accounting, the use of information technology in accounting, the accounting profession and education, and accounting history with a particular emphasis on accounting and accountants in colonial New Zealand. She has researched these areas with colleagues in New Zealand and internationally. Carolyn is Joint Editor of Accounting History and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change. Her teaching areas include undergraduate and postgraduate management accounting, accounting history, and accounting.
Carolyn has been an AFAANZ Board Director since 2016.
Professor Baljit Sidhu
Baljit Sidhu has taught on several undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including AGSM MBA and Executive Programs. Her research and teaching focuses on corporate reporting, in particular the informational role of accounting data in contracting and firm valuation. Baljit has extensive industry and consulting experience. Her industry experience includes Head of Facilities and Research in Corporate Banking at NatWest New Zealand. Baljit has held appointments at several leading universities in Australia and New Zealand and visited at Rice and Stanford Universities, the Universities of Michigan and Rochester, the London School of Economics and the London Business School. Baljit conducts in-company training in the corporate market with clients including NatWest Bank and DHL International, and professional accounting firms (KPMG and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu).
Baljit has been an AFAANZ Board Director since 2015.
Associate Professor Marvin Wee
Marvin Wee joined the Research School of Accounting in the ANU College of Business and Economics as an Associate Professor in June 2017. Prior to this, Marvin was at the University of Western Australia Business School. Marvin completed his PhD at the University of Western Australia in 2006 on the trading by retail traders and their impact on the Australian Stock Exchange. Between 2007 and 2009, Marvin worked at Bank of Scotland Treasury (Perth Branch) as an Interest Rate and Foreign Exchange Sales Dealer. Marvin returned to academia in 2009 to pursue his research interests. Marvin has taught courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels based upon his area of expertise. These courses are in the area of research methods in accounting and finance, corporate finance, investments and financial market microstructure.
Marvin was elected to the AFAANZ Board in 2017.
Professor Tom Smith
Professor Tom Smith is one of the leading finance academics in Australia and has been ranked as the number one finance academic in Australia and New Zealand by both the Journal of Financial Literature and the Pacific Basin Finance Journal. Tom is the leading researcher in Environmental Finance, Asset Pricing Theory and Tests; Design of Markets – Market Microstructure; and Derivatives.
Tom is Editor-in-Chief of Accounting & Finance since 2015.
The following audited accounts for AFAANZ are produced each year to 31 December:
2017 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 26)
2016 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 21)
2015 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 22)
2014 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 22)
2013 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 26)
2012 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 24)
2011 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 28)
2010 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 26)
2009 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 27)
2008 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 27)
2007 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 29)
2005 (Unaudited Supplementary information to members is included on page 26)