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Personal profile

Biography

Luisa Unda is a Lecturer in the Department of Accounting. 

Luisa joined the Department of Accounting at Monash University in January 2016, after completing her PhD from La Trobe University. Her main research interests are corporate governance, board structure and its association to performance, board effectiveness in member-owned institutions, board committees, financial reporting quality, and accounting education. Luisa's current goal is to contribute to the scarce analysis of the role of the board of directors in financial cooperatives, such as credit unions.

Learn more about my research on credit union board governance here.

Luisa's teaching experience includes conducting lectures and tutorials in financial accounting and auditing at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as, facilitating accounting and business ethics based workshops to high-school students.

Prior to becoming and academic, Luisa worked as a financial analyst in the banking industry and gained practice based experience surrounding matters such as financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, and risk management.

Monash teaching commitment

ACF5950 Introductory Accounting

ACC5903 Accounting for Business

Teaching Excellence:

- 2016 Department of Accounting's Teaching Award

- 2016 Monash Business School's Commendation

Community service

  • ECR Representative (Financial Accounting & Auditing) at the Department of Accounting Research Committee (2016-2018).
  • International Member of the Centre for Not-for-profit and Public-sector Research (CNPR) at Queen's Management School, Belfast.

Keywords

  • Corporate Governance
  • Not-For-Profit Organisations
  • CEO compensation
  • Financial Reporting Quality
  • Accounting Education

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Projects 2016 2019

Research Output 2015 2019

To pay or not pay: board remuneration and insolvency risk in credit unions

Unda, L. A. & Ranasinghe, D., 9 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sustainability of the accounting and finance academic profession: students' and supervisors' views about the PhD supervision process

Unda, L. A., Khosa, A., Burch, S. & Wilkin, C., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Accounting and Finance. 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Board characteristics and credit-union performance

Unda, L. A., Ahmed, K. & Mather, P. R., 1 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Accounting and Finance. 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The impact of regulatory governance standards on board characteristics: evidence from Australian credit unions

Unda, L., 2016, In : JASSA: The Finsia Journal of Applied Finance. 4, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Board of directors characteristics and credit union financial performance: a pitch

Unda, L. A., 2015, In : Accounting and Finance. 55, 2, p. 353-360 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Prizes

AFAANZ 2016 Inaugural Winner Best Research Interactive Session

Luisa Unda (Recipient), 5 Jul 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Dean's Commendation for Teaching Excellence

Luisa Unda (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Highly Commended Paper Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence

Luisa Unda (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2016 2017

  • 5 Contribution to conference

Accounting, Accountability and Governance at a time of change

Luisa Unda (Speaker)
18 Jan 201719 Jan 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Sustainable Development Workshop

Luisa Unda (Speaker)
26 Jun 201727 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference

Luisa Unda (Speaker)
20 Apr 201721 Apr 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference 2016

Luisa Unda (Speaker)
5 Jul 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

APIRA conference

Luisa Unda (Speaker)
15 Jul 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference