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.
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