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Professor Barry J. Cooper is Professor of Accounting and currently Interim Pro Vice Chancellor (Business and Law) at Deakin University. His substantive position is Head of the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance. He has a Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Education and Ph D degree and is a Fellow of the global accounting professional body, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He was also an elected member of ACCA Council for 9 years, including holding the position of Global President of the ACCA from September 2012 – 2013.
Professor Cooper’s prior senior management experience has included being Head of the Accounting Schools at the Hong Kong Polytechnic (1987 – 1991) and RMIT University (1993 – 1997). He was also National Director – Member Services of CPA Australia (1998 – 2000), when he was responsible for its member services and professional development operations throughout Australia and Asia. He returned to RMIT University in December 2000 until moving to Deakin University in 2007. In addition to his current management role, Professor Cooper teaches, researches and publishes in the areas of auditing, professional ethics, corporate governance and accounting education.
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