Meet Our Board Member

Professor Stephen Taylor PhD FASSA FCA MAICD

Professor Stephen Taylor PhD FASSA FCA MAICD

Non-Executive Director

Stephen Taylor is UTS Distinguished Professor of Accounting at the University of Technology Sydney, and is also a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board.

He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, and currently serves the ASSA as a member of the Finance Committee as well as the Panel B Committee. He has served as the inaugural Australian Business Deans’ Council Research Scholar, Associate Dean-Research in the UTS Business School, Chair of the representative group of Australian and New Zealand business ADRs, BARDsNet. Stephen is Academic Advisor to Plato Funds Management. He also co-ordinated the research program established by ASIC to undertake a statutory review of the Enhanced (Continuous) Disclosure Regime.

He has a PhD from UNSW (Australian Graduate School of Management) and is a CA and FCPA.

Apart from his leadership roles within the university community, Stephen has also had significant external industry and governance experience.

Stephen’s research has been published in leading international journals, including the The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Corporate Finance. He has twice received the best paper prize from the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand. He is a member of several editorial boards including Contemporary Accounting Research and Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. From the 2012-2015, Stephen served as an Associate Editor of Accounting Horizons, the journal published by the American Accounting Association with the specific intent of broadening the application and readership of accounting research. He currently serves as Co-Editor of the International Journal of Accounting as well as being an Associate Editor of the Journal of International Accounting Research.

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