Indra Abeysekera

Chair of Accounting and Finance

Former affiliations

Charles Darwin University

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Research interests

Professor Abeysekera is a top 2% World's Scientist in Accounting and in the broader area of Business and Management published by PLOS Biology. He has presented and published over 100 peer-reviewed articles across a range of academic disciplines: emotional capital, intellectual capital, integrated reporting, financial and non-financial accounting, knowledge management, and accounting education. Additionally, he has authored nine books: five research books, one textbook, and three other teaching books. He has supervised nine doctoral students from start to completion, and eight of them as principal and/or sole supervisor.

His continuing academic career began on 30 June 2003 as an Associate Lecturer in Accounting, in 2014 became the Professor of Accounting and Finance, and in 2016 became the Dean of the Doctor of Business Administration while working with five previous tertiary institutions in Australia which included Macquarie University, The University of Sydney, and University of Wollongong.

Professor Indra has gained experiences in organisations spanning the private and public sectors, both overseas and in Australia. While in academia he has consistently engaged with the accountancy profession, holding various governance roles and has delivered keynote speeches at international conferences.



External positions

South East Asia Regional Advisory Panel Member

Jun 2019May 2020

Adjunct Professor of Accounting

2015 → …

Ernst & Young Endowment Professor of Accounting


Visiting Professor of Accounting


External Reporting Centre of Excellence (COE) member



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