Bill has been teaching at the University since 2001. Prior to commencing his academic career, he worked in retail, manufacturing and government business enterprises. His areas of expertise include 30 years industry experience in all areas of accounting and finance with senior management positions in financial accounting, financial management and treasury management. Bill is a qualified accountant and Fellow of the Australian Society of CPA's.
While working towards a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Bill has presented papers on his research topic area to conferences in York, Belfast, Alice Springs, Edinburgh, Limerick and Portsmouth and is also a co-author of a major accounting textbook which is widely used for post-graduate management courses.
Bill's main research area is corporate failure, specifically the key financial and non-financial indicators. Associated with this research is the development of a new multi-dimensional model to assist with the prediction of business failure across the key domestic and international industry sectors. His interests also include ethics and governance in business.