Paul has curriculum development and teaching experience in a range of management accounting and introductory financial accounting courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Currently, Paul teaches and researches primarily in the area of management accounting.
With respect to his research, Paul specialises in case-based research methods and concentrates on investigating the situated performance (e.g. development, uses and effects) of contemporary management accounting practices. For his PhD, Paul studied the performance of 'Value for Money' appraisals for a Public Private Partnership scheme. His other research interests relate to public governance and accountability, customer profitability and valuation, risk management, and the career development of accounting professionals.
Paul has published in internationally refereed journals, presented his research at a range of international conferences, and has contributed to books on contemporary management accounting practice.
Prior to joining UNSW, Paul was employed at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Assurance and Business Advisory Services division, specialising in technology, communications and entertainment clients. He is also qualified as a Chartered Accountant.