Roger Simnett teaches and researches in the financial accounting and auditing areas. Roger came to tertiary teaching from the auditing profession and his research interests cover a range of financial accounting and auditing topics, including auditor decision processes, development of specialist skills, corporate governance, and financial disclosure issues. His work has appeared in both academic and professional journals including The Accounting Review, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Abacus and Behavioral Research in Auditing. He is a regular presenter at both academic and professional conferences and seminars. He was a member of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board from 1995-1999. Roger is currently serving as an independent member and the academic representative on the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, a position he has held since 2002. He currently serves as Associate Editor for Accounting & Finance and is also on the editorial boards of a number of journals, including Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Australian Accounting Review, International Journal of Auditing and Issues in Accounting Education. Roger has a demonstrated interest in sustainability. He is a member of the technical task force of the International Integrated Reporting Committee (IIRC), Chair of the Sustainability Expert Advisory Panel of the International Federation of Accountants and Co-chair of the task force producing an assurance standard on Carbon Emission disclosures for the IAASB.
- Professor of Accounting, Scientia Professor. at University of New South Wales