BSc Peradeniya, MSc Wales, GradDip HEd MA MCom PhD Macq. MEd Syd. ACMA CPA
Telephone: (02) 4221 5072
Areas of Expertise: Accounting Education, Accounting Profession, Emotional Capital, Intellectual Capital, International Accounting, Knowledge Management.
Research Profile: UOW RIS Profile
Indra is an associate professor in accounting at University of Wollongong, having previously held an academic post at The University of Sydney. Prior to joining academia, Indra has worked in 20 industrial organisations spanning the private and public sectors, both overseas and in Australia, as an employee in the early stages and as a consultant in accounting and business in the latter stages of his career. They include Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers), Toyota Finance Australia, Hawker de Havilland (now Boeing), Ansett Worldwide, GEC Alsthom, Unilever Australia, and U.S.A.I.D.
Over the past five years, Indra has published over 95 articles across a range of academic disciplines, on emotional capital, intellectual capital, international accounting, and knowledge management. His articles have appeared in refereed academic journals, conference papers, conference proceedings, professional journals and several business magazines. The refereed accounting and business journals include Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Accounting History, Australian Accounting Review, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Human Resource Costing and Accounting, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, and The British Accounting Review. His articles also have appeared in CA Charter, CIMA Insider, Financial Management, and several business magazines around the globe. Indra is on the editorial board of Journal of Asia Business Studies, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Journal of Human Resource Costing & Accounting, and Journal of Knowledge Management Practice.
Indra has presented his ideas and research findings at numerous refereed international conferences, professional accountancy institutions and universities. His opinion on accounting and business matters has been sought and broadcast by radio, television and newspapers. In October 2004, Indra was listed as a “prominent Sri Lankan abroad” on the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka web site, an accolade awarded to a handful of Sri Lankan-born experts living abroad.