CPA Australia appoints new Australian Accounting Review editors-in-chief

CPA Australia has appointed Professor Sue Wright and Professor Yaowen Shan as joint editors-in-chief of our academic journal, Australian Accounting Review.

Professor Wright is Head of Accounting at the University of Technology Sydney. She is a fellow and former president and treasurer of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ), which represents academics and others interested in higher education in accounting and finance. She also holds memberships with the European Accounting Association and the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society in Economics. Wright is an associate editor / board member of Abacus, Accounting Research Journal and Meditari.

Professor Shan from the University of Technology Sydney is a professional accountant and current director and treasurer of the AFAANZ board. He is also an associate editor at two other academic publications: the Australian Journal of Management and Accounting and Finance.

Professors Wright and Shan take over the reins from outgoing editors-in-chief Associate Professor Bryan Howieson FCPA (University of Adelaide) and Professor Michael Bradbury FCA (Massey University, NZ).

CPA Australia Executive Advisor Education, Emeritus Professor Kim Watty, said: “CPA Australia thanks Associate Professor Howieson and Professor Bradbury for their outstanding contributions over the past three years. We look forward to working with Professors Wright and Shan to continue producing a high quality, academic journal providing critical analysis of developments in accounting, business and finance.”


Media contact: Dr Jane Rennie, General Manager External Affairs on +61 425 869 017 or [email protected]

About Australian Accounting Review

Australian Accounting Review is published by Wiley on behalf of CPA Australia. The journal features articles by leading practitioners and researchers, providing in-depth discussion of changes and new concepts affecting professionals in all areas of finance, accounting and business. Visit the Wiley Online Library to access the current edition.