Professor Keryn Chalmers is Dean, Swinburne Business School at Swinburne University of Technology (Australia). Prior to this appointment, she held the positions of Deputy Dean (external and international) in the Faculty of Business and Economics at Monash University (Australia) and Head of the Department of Accounting and Finance at Monash University.
Prof. Chalmers is active in several academic and professional organizations. She is a past Australian President of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand and a board member of the Australian Centre for Financial Studies. She is a senior fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and the recipient of a practitioner service award for her contributions to the Institute. Formerly a Victorian Divisional Council member of CPA Australia, Prof. Chalmers has also been a member of the CPA Australia national education accreditation board, special considerations committee, and examination policy advisory committee.
Prof. Chalmers research interests are in the financial accounting and water accounting area, specifically in relation to reporting standards, accounting policy and disclosure choices, and the economic consequences of regulation. She is an active researcher with publications in journals such as International Journal of Accounting; Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; Accounting, Organisations and Society; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal; Accounting and Finance; Australian Journal of Management; British Accounting Review; and International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. She is also the co-author of a number of successful accounting textbooks, including Accounting for Decision Making.