About Dr Alison Parkes
Dr Alison Parkes is a long time resident of the City of Melbourne, living in North Melbourne with her husband and two teenage daughters. A senior academic in the Department of Accounting at the University of Melbourne, Dr Parkes holds a PhD in Business Information Systems from the University.
Dr Parkes has over 30 years experience in accounting and financial management roles and has held senior positions in both the private and public sector, spanning management accounting, audit, and financial systems design and implementation. Dr Parkes also has considerable Not for Profit sector financial governance experience gained through pro bono and volunteer roles. She is an internationally recognised consultant, educator and researcher in the field of accounting information systems and co-authors a best-selling Australian textbook in this area.