MALCOLM ABBOTT, ASSOC. PROF.
FACULTY OF BUSINESS OF LAW SWINBURNE BUSINESS SHOOL
Malcolm is an economist by profession and the main fields of work in which he has been engaged have been the development of energy markets (natural gas and electricity) and the manner in which pricing and access to network infrastructure is regulated by government agencies. Related to this work have been projects undertaken on electricity and gas demand forecasting, telecommunications investment and water management. In addition he has also worked in other areas of government policy including rail, seaports, airports, dairy industry deregulation, stevedoring and education. Prior to working for Swinburne he worked in the Risk & Advisory Division of KPMG. In addition he has worked for the ACCC and the Victorian Cabinet.
SANDRA RICHTERMEYER, PH.D.
Dean of the Manning School of Business
Sandra Richtermeyer is dean of the Manning School of Business. She brings more than 25 years of higher education experience to UMass Lowell, including more than 12 years in academic leadership roles ranging from global professor-in-residence of the Institute of Management Accountants to department chair and associate dean of the Williams College of Business at Xavier University in Cincinnati.
JOSH HENIRO, DR.
DIRECTOR, SOUTHEAST ASIA & AUSTRALASIA
IMA (INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANS)
Dr. Josh Heniro helms the IMA SEA (Southeast Asia) and Australasia Operations. Dr. Heniro is responsible for promoting the value of management accounting and the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program. He leads in the setup and execution of the strategic priorities of the SEA region, Australasia as well as Taiwan. He has held the position since 2016; the key focus is to grow and manage IMA’s partnership development efforts with public and private-sector organizations, universities and training providers. Dr. Heniro was responsible for setting up the Southeast Asia team and office.
Head of Sustainability at ACCA
Jimmy has over a decade of experience working on business futures issues for various organisations.
He is head of sustainability, leading policy and research work on sustainable development at ACCA. He also works on economics, and the identification of future trends deemed likely to impact on the business and profession.