BCom(Hons), UNSW | MCom(Hons), UNSW | PhD, UNSW | FCA
Paul has over 25 years of experience as an accounting practitioner, educator, and researcher. Paul's educational expertise concentrates on developing curriculum and teaching approaches for management/accounting courses in MBA, coursework Masters, and Bachelor Programs. Paul has also had previous involvement in developing and delivering resources for the CA Program.
Paul's research focuses on accounting, management control, and financial crime. Paul uses interview accounts and case studies to better understand drivers of illegitimate employee and business conduct, and identify practices that can better prevent, detect and address such conduct. Paul's current research agenda includes an Australian Research Council funded study into offender thinking and behaviour in serious occupational fraud. Paul's research has been published extensively in leading international academic journals, and has featured in a number of industry keynote presentations.
Paul has been recognised for his teaching and research via awards received from the International Federation of Accountants, Emerald Publishers, the AGSM, the UNSW Business School and the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand.
Paul is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants ANZ, and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. With his strong industry connections and focus, Paul is a passionate advocate for impactful knowledge exchange that improves business thinking and practice. This is evidenced by Paul's involvement as an academic partner in McGrathNicol's Financial Crime Exchange, which advances the latest thinking on reducing business risks and impacts of financial crime.
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