Geoff is an advisor, author and lecturer in the fields of Financial Management, Risk Management, Knowledge Management and Corporate Governance. He has published a number of books, academic papers and praxis-oriented articles on various issues related to financial, knowledge, and strategic management as well as performance measurement. He has more than 40 years of global business experience in both advisory and management positions in large and medium enterprises. As a result of his expertise he has conducted a number of professional development seminars and workshops and is frequently invited to speak and moderate concurrent sessions at international conferences.
Geoff’s academic path started in 1992 and continues until present days. He is a lecturer in Business Finance, Corporate Governance, Financial Management, Financial Risk Management, International Accounting, International Business, Managerial Accounting, and Research Methodology for various universities in Australia, Cyprus, Greece, Hong Kong, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and UK. As well he is supervisor of Doctoral, Masters and Undergraduate research in many different areas of investigation within the business management disciplines.
Geoff is the author and editor of numerous books and articles. Some of his published books are “Transfer pricing in international business: a management tool for adding value” (2013), “Effective financial management: the cornerstone for success” (2011), “Strategic knowledge measurement: an integrative approach” (2010), “Strategic finance” (2000). He has published many articles in such journals as Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Business Systems, Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting, E-Squared and others. He has been invited as a speaker to various international conferences such likeInternational Conference on Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management (Canada, 2009), European Conference on Knowledge Management (Italy, 2009), The International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability (USA, 2005) and many others.
Geoff has been chairing several conferences world-wide. He was a chairman of the academic symposium at KM Middle East 2012 (Abu Dhabi, UAE), a member of the conference executive for the inaugural International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in 2013 (Amman, Jordan) and a member of the conference executive for the 4th European Conference on Intellectual Capital in 2012 (Helsinki, Finland).
Geoff is an associate ofFinancial Services Institute of Australia, CMA of Institute of Certified Management Accountants and a member ofInternational Association for Accounting Education and Research.
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