Staff profiles

Executive Director

The Executive Director is Professor Zahirul Hoque - Professor of Management Accounting/Public Sector, La Trobe Business School. His prior positions were: Associate Dean (Research) in the former Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (now the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce) of La Trobe University, Chair in Accounting at Deakin University, Head of School of Business at Charles Darwin University, Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Griffith University, Lecturer in accounting at the Victoria University of Wellington, and Lecturer in accounting at Dhaka University, Bangladesh.

His research interests include accounting and organisational change, management accounting, performance management, public sector accounting, and a general interest in the interdisciplinary research in organisational designs. He has published a number of articles, book chapters, two edited volumes and two books, namely Handbook of Cost and Management Accounting and Strategic Management Accounting. He is the Founding Editor of the Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change.

Prof Hoque is on the Victoria Public Sector and Not-for-Profits Accounting Committee of CPA Australia since July 2011.

CPSGAP Advisory Board

Mr Des Pearson
Auditor-General, Victorian Audit Office (Chair)

Ms Cheryl Batagol
Chair, Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), Victoria (Member)

Dr Geraldine Kennett
Professor of Practice, Department of Management and Marketing, La Trobe Business School

Mr Nic La Rosa
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, Arbias Ltd., Melbourne.

Dr Tarek Rana
Department of Accounting and Data Analytics, La Trobe Business School.

Professor Zahirul Hoque
Executive Director, CPSGAP, La Trobe University