Telephone: (02) 4221 3738
Areas of Expertise: Climate Change and Energy Efficicency Issues, External Reporting Issues, Capital Markets and Taxation Law and Policy
Brian Andrew is currently a professor of accounting and finance at the University of Wollongong and adjunct professor of taxation law and policy of the University of Canberra, previously he held chairs at Charles Darwin University, the University of Western Sydney, University of Canberra and City University of Hong Kong. He also served as head of department and Dean at the University of Western Sydney-Macarthur and in similar capacities at the University of Canberra. He has worked in many Asian countries over the past twenty years and has conducted research into external reporting issues, capital markets and taxation law and policy in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, he has taught tax in universities in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Brian is the author or joint author of 10 books and more than 100 articles and conference papers and he has published papers on a range of accounting, finance and tax issues. Recently he worked on an ARC grant in association with colleagues at the Uni of NSW which produced some significant proposals for reform of the Australian personal income tax.
In recent years Brian has focused his research activities on climate change and energy efficiency issues, as changing business and personal behaviour is the hardest part of dealing with global warming and this requires a price on carbon as well as other changes in behaviour. Some of his recent publications in this area are in the following journals:
Public Administration and Development
Asia Pacific journal of Taxation
Critical Perspectives on Accounting
Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal