Maria Balatbat is a Senior Lecturer at the School and a Fellow of CPA Australia. She teaches advanced financial accounting in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Maria also teaches a postgraduate course on reporting for climate change and sustainability to business and environmental management students. She has published in both Australian and international refereed journals. Before joining the School in 2001, Maria was a Teaching Fellow at the Nanyang Business School in Singapore and a Lecturer at the University of Sydney. Maria was also the RJ Chambers scholar while doing her research at the University of Sydney. Prior to her academic career, she worked as a consultant and auditor with Ernst & Young, Milwaukee and Manila offices. More details
Areas of expertise: Accounting / Energy / Environment / Sustainability
Researcher at the Corporate Governance Research Centre (CGRC). My research has specifically focused the effectiveness of recent reforms aimed at improving board independence has affected market liquidity and efficiency. I have also spent some time analysing issues such as board busyness, the information content of director trades, and board diversity. Supervisor Homepage Areas of Interest: Market Microstructure (Market Design, Efficiency, Liquidity), Corporate Governance, Valuation Analysis, Mergers and Acquisitions.
Areas of expertise: Corporate Governance / Microstructure / Trading / Valuation