Advisory Board

The Advisory Board provides advice to the School of Accounting and Commercial Law and the Centre for Accounting, Governance and Taxation Research.

The role of the Advisory Board is to provide advice to:

  1. the Head, School of Accounting and Commercial Law, to ensure that the School's programmes are relevant and of high quality, in accordance with the School's strategic plan
  2. the Director, Centre for Accounting, Governance and Taxation Research, to ensure that the research process and the research porgramme of the Centre are relevant to its stakeholders, in accordance with the Centre's strategic plan.

The Advisory Board, with Garth Ireland as Chair, comprises distinguished professionals from the private and public sectors and from academia.

A full list of the Advisory Board members is as follows:

  • Mr Garth Ireland, (Chair) Director, Ireland, Wallace & Associates Limited
  • Mr Warren Allen, Chief Executive, External Reporting Board
  • Mr David Carrigan, Policy Director, Policy and Strategy, Inland Revenue Department
  • Mr Neil Cherry, Deputy Chief Executive, Department of Corrections
  • Professor Ian Eggleton, Head of the School of Accounting and Commercial Law, Victoria Business School
  • Mr Rob Everett, Chief Executive, Financial Markets Authority
  • Mr Brent Manning, Partner (Audit), KPMG
  • Hon Wayne Mapp, Law Commissioner
  • Mr Andy Matthews, Chief Financial Officer, Wellington City Council
  • Mr Patrick McCalman, Tax Partner, Deloitte
  • Mr Dave Shadwell, Managing Partner, Crowe Horwath
  • Mr John Shewan, Adjunct Professor, School of Accounting and Commercial Law, Victoria Business School
  • Mr Grant Taylor, Wellington Assurance Leader, Ernst & Young
  • Emeritus Professor Don Trow, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Professor Tony van Zijl, Director, Centre for Accounting, Governance and Taxation Research
  • Ms Elly Ward, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Mr Ken Warren, Chief Accounting Advisor, Budget and Macroeconomic Branch, The Treasury
  • Ms Ann Webster, Assistant Auditor-General, Research and Development
  • Professor Ian Williamson, Dean and Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Victoria Business School