Professor Wai Fong Chua Wai Fong Chua is the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Students) at the University of New South Wales. She holds a first class honours degree and a PhD from Sheffield University. Professor Chua was also awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland in 2008. She has been a Professor at UNSW since 1994 and was Head of the School of Accounting from 2000-2006 and the Senior Associate Dean of the Australian School of Business from 2006-2010.
Professor Chua has an outstanding research record. In 2008, Professor Chua received the Outstanding Contribution to the Accounting Research Literature award from the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand. In that same year, she was also the CIMA Visiting Professor to the United Kingdom and was hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is also a member of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
Her research has been supported by competitive research grants as well as corporations both in Australia and Japan. Her current research interests include the connections between accounting and strategising, the management of inter-organisational relationships, and management accounting change.
Professor Chua has published widely in top tier international journals including the Accounting Review; Accounting, Organizations and Society; Contemporary Accounting Research and the Journal of Management Accounting Research. She is an editor for Accounting, Organizations and Society, and on the editorial boards of numerous international journals such as The Accounting Review and Contemporary Accounting Research.
Professor Chua has consulted for a variety of organisations both in the private and public sectors and has been involved with executive education for over a decade.
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