Researcher biography

Sergeja Slapnicar is Associate Professor of Accounting within the UQ Business School. She researches accountability, performance measurement, risk management, assurance and governance. Recently, she has been studying these concepts in cyber security risk management. She has published in many top accounting journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Management Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Journal of Management Accounting Research, European Financial Management, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems and others. She is on the Editorial Board of Journal of Management Control and the Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change. Sergeja is a passionate educator and a recipient of 2022 Teaching Excellence Award of the UQ Faculty BEL on "Enhancing Employability".

She has extensive Board experience by serving as a non-executive Director in a systemic bank in Eurozone; in a multinational pharmaceutical corporation, on the Board of the Slovenian Agency for Public Oversight of Auditing, as a Chairwoman of the settlement committee in owners' disputes (Slovenia) and as an independent member in audit and remuneration committees of various public interest entities (the Slovenian Bad Bank among others). She has worked extensively with the Slovenian Directors Association and has trained over 1,000 non-executive directors in accounting and finance. Prior to her employment at the UQ Business School (in 2018), she was a Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Sergeja is a member of CPA Australia and ISACA.