Lorena Mitrione, BCom, MBus, CPA, joined Monash University, Department of Accounting and Finance, in 2009 as a lecturer. For 12 years prior to this, she worked at CPA Australia. Since 2001 she was the CPA Program Manager responsible for the development and maintenance of CPA Program materials and examinations. In this role Lorena developed a sound sense of the requirements for accounting learning materials while maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of accounting standards, accounting research, technical accounting matters and business practices.
Michaela Rankin, PhD (RMIT), MEc (UNE), GradCertHE (Monash), BBus(Hons) (USQ), CPA, is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance at Monash University, Melbourne. Prior to joining Monash, Michaela held positions at RMIT University and the University of Southern Queensland, where she was awarded the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia Award for Teaching Excellence in 1998. She teaches financial accounting and accounting theory at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Michaela has a broad range of research interests, including financial reporting and governance, executive compensation, the regulation and practice of sustainability reporting, carbon emissions disclosure, and accounting education. She has published widely in international journals including Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal , British Accounting Review, Accounting and Finance, Higher Education Research & Development and Australian Accounting Review.
Keryn Chalmers, BCom, Grad Dipl, PhD, joined Monash University in 2003, and is the Head of the Department of Accounting and Finance, Monash University. For 15 years prior to this, she was with the School of Accounting and Finance at Victoria University. Her teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels have primarily been in financial accounting and financial analysis. Keryn is an active researcher in the financial accounting and financial reporting area, specifically in relation to accounting policy and disclosure choices of management.