Dr Tanya Fiedler

Dr Tanya Fiedler

Senior Lecturer

PhD in Accounting (UNSW Sydney); Master in Environmental Management (UNSW Sydney).

Business School
School of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation

Tanya is a Scientia Fellow at the UNSW Institute for Climate Risk and Response and School of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, UNSW Business School.

Tanya is recognised internationally as a pioneering expert in the field of climate risk accounting and accountability. Her research is interdisciplinary and collaborative and considers the translation and integration of information derived from climate and earth system sciences to accounting values and practice. She has published in leading interdisciplinary and accounting journals, including Nature Climate Change and Accounting, Organizations and Society.

Tanya engages deeply with industry, standard setters, and regulators, both through her research as well as in an advisory capacity. Her work has been cited in the 2023 Economic Report of the President of the United States, as well as by the World Bank and Asian Development Bank. 

Tanya is regularly invited to speak on panels and roundtables both in Australia and internationally, and contributes to the media (ABC News, Financial Review, NYTimes, Bloomberg).

  • Journal articles | 2024
    Chua WF; Fiedler T; Boedker C, 2024, 'Projecting, infrastructuring and calculating: From an In vitro to an In vivo carbon market', Accounting, Organizations and Society, 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aos.2024.101549
    Journal articles | 2024
    Pitman AJ; Saribatir E; Greenhill C; Green S; Pitman SJ; Fiedler T, 2024, 'Linking physical climate risk with mandatory business risk disclosure requirements', Environmental Research Letters, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ad4377
    Journal articles | 2023
    Chua WF; Fiedler T, 2023, 'Engaging with matters that matter: a cross-cultural journey into the financialization of climate change effects', Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, 20, pp. 92 - 116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/QRAM-01-2022-0002
    Journal articles | 2023
    Fraser A; Fiedler T, 2023, 'Net-zero targets for investment portfolios: An analysis of financed emissions metrics', Energy Economics, 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2023.106917
    Journal articles | 2022
    Pitman AJ; Fiedler T; Ranger N; Jakob C; Ridder N; Perkins-Kirkpatrick S; Wood N; Abramowitz G, 2022, 'Acute climate risks in the financial system: examining the utility of climate model projections', Environmental Research: Climate, 1, pp. 025002 - 025002, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2752-5295/ac856f
    Journal articles | 2021
    Chapman C; Chua WF; Fiedler T, 2021, 'Seduction as control: Gamification at Foursquare', Management Accounting Research, 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mar.2021.100765
    Journal articles | 2021
    Fiedler T; Pitman AJ; Mackenzie K; Wood N; Jakob C; Perkins-Kirkpatrick SE, 2021, 'Business risk and the emergence of climate analytics', Nature Climate Change, 11, pp. 87 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-00984-6
  • Conference Papers | 2015
    Boedker C; Fiedler T; Chua WF, 2015, 'The reframing of a liability as an asset: How a 'compromised' market (the Australian carbon tax) was crafted and won', Stockholm, presented at Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, Stockholm, 08 July 2015 - 10 July 2015

Lade, S., Fiedler, T., Crona, B., Fetzer, I. (2022) ‘A systemic environmental impact metric for companies and investors’. Australian Research Council Discovery Project 230101280 ($490,635)

Fiedler, T. (2022) ‘Climate and the Accounting Standards’. Industry Partnership Grant, University of Sydney Business School and Ernst & Young Global ($26,660)

Chua WF. and Fiedler T., (2018) ‘Preparing for the climate horizon: understanding climate risk measurement’. Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. ($19,858)