Carolyn Cordery

Role: Professor in Charity Accounting and Accountability. Head of Accounting Department, Aston University

Country: UK

Nationality: New Zealand


Carolyn Cordery is Professor of Charity Accounting and Accountability at Aston University, UK and also holds a fractional appointment at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Her research focuses on not for profit organisations’ accounting and accountability. She is particularly interested in how these organisations are resourced (by donors/philanthropists, grants, contracts, volunteers, etc.) and the resource constraints that cause many of these organisations to be financially vulnerable. Carolyn is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. She is also a Fellow of CPA Australia. She was a member of the NZASB (accounting standard setter In New Zealand) from 2011-2016. She has undertaken a number of commissioned research projects, and published work in relevant international journals. Her teaching areas include risk management and research methods.