Meet our Business team

Dr John Haw

Chair of Discipline (Management)

John is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Business, Law & Arts. He has a strong background in teaching statistics and research design across disciplines. He also teaches gaming management, service quality and organisational management. His most recent research has focussed on the scholarship of teaching and improving student experiences with their education.

Dr Scott Niblock

Bachelor of Business and Enterprise Course Coordinator, Lecturer.

Scott is a Lecturer in Finance with the Faculty of Business, Law & Arts. He teaches Investments and Portfolio Management, Finance for Business, and Behavioural Finance and Client Relationships. His research interests include behavioural finance, financial advice seeking, financial well-being, and responsible investing.

Pascal Scherrer

Dr Pascal Scherrer

Bachelor of Business Administration Course Coordinator, Senior Lecturer

Pascal has extensive expertise in the areas of sustainability, regional development, tourism and visitor management. He has successfully worked on a wide range of research projects and consultancies across several levels of government and with universities. He also teaches across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate units and supervises PhD research students.

Jackie Liu

Dr Jackie Liu

Master of Professional Accounting Course Coordinator, Lecturer

Jackie's research interests cover securities market supervision, carbon emissions, corporate governance, corporate reporting and earnings management.

Dr Owen Hogan

Dr Owen Hogan

MBA / MBA (online) Course Coordinator, Master of Information Technology Management Course Coordinator, Lecturer

Following a career as a professional musician, business owner and senior administrator, Owen now lectures in, strategy, innovation, and design thinking. Owen has published research in fields such as entrepreneurship, strategy, education policy and small business innovation. Owen has founded two successful creative industries businesses and is currently researching digital connectivity in agriculture, and the implementation of circular economy principles within meat processing industry.

Chris Lawler

Chris Lawler

Lecturer / Course Coordinator Master of Project Management

Chris has over 30 years’ experience in PPPM across varied industries. Chris is an advocate for equity and diversity with her efforts have been recognised by peers, awarding her for "Contribution to Women in Project Management" at the Australian PMI Awards. Chris holds qualifications in education, development, psychology, technology and project management and was the first Australian to gain the PfMP credential. She is currently researching the nexus between corporate and portfolio governance.

Professor Darshana Sedera

Professor Darshana Sedera


Professor Sedera is the Associate Dean (Research) and Director of the University’s Digital Enterprise Lab. Prof. Sedera has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers in the areas of digital transformation, enterprise systems, innovation and outsourcing. His works have appeared in top-tier academic journals like the Information & Management, Journal of the AIS, Journal of Strategic IS, and the Communications of the AIS.

Professor Yvonne Brunetto


Professor Brunetto was identified as a high impact researcher in management by the Australian Research Council in 2019. Her research is in examining antecedents and outcomes of work performance. Her teaching is in leadership and human resources management.

Julia Caldicott

Dr Julia Caldicott


Julia is a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) specialist teaching professional development and internship units. Her research focuses on the personal and professional development opportunities afforded through WIL. Julia is a committee member for the NSW/ACT Chapter of the Australian Collaborative Education Network.

Patrick Gillett

Dr Patrick Gillett

Academic Integrity Officer

Patrick teaches in the discipline areas of management and organisational behaviour. His research interests include student engagement and instructional design.

Jennifer Harrison

Dr Jennifer Harrison

Senior Lecturer

Jennifer's current research interests are focused on financial literacy, financial well-being, financial advisor anxiety and, in the context of accounting and finance education, maths anxiety.

Robyn Keast

Professor Robyn Keast

Professor, Public Management

Member of the Emeritus Faculty, Robyn has an extensive research portfolio, covering governance, government/community relations, social and public policy, police-corruption, interest-based negotiation and asset management.

Geoff Lamberton

Dr Geoffrey Lamberton

Senior Lecturer (Teaching Scholar)

Geoff was a corporate and chartered accountant before entering academia. He teaches ethics and sustainability and sustainable business management. His research interests include sustainability accounting and the ethical change required for the transition to a sustainable society. Geoff is currently on leave until 3rd November 2023.

Sharen Nisbet

Dr Sharen Nisbet

Lecturer (Teaching Scholar)

Sharen's research interests are focused on how tourism industry employers and employees can work together to develop and achieve shared goals, and the factors that facilitate or mitigate this. Sharen is currently on leave until April 2024.

Betty Weiler

Professor Betty Weiler


Member of the Emeritus Faculty, Betty has been a highly visible and proactive scholar, researcher and mentor in the field. She is one of the world’s leading scholars on the role of the tour guide.

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Dr Simon Wilde


Simon teaches a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate units including Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Competitive Strategy. Simon's broader research focus is in the areas of marketing (especially challenges faced by Non-Government Organisations) and general regional development issues.

Michael Kortt

Associate Professor Michael Kortt

Associate Professor

Michael is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business, Law and Arts. He has published widely in health economics, local government economics, and social economics. He teaches business analytics, economics, and statistics.

Associate Professor Michael Charles

Associate Professor

Michael's research focuses on infrastructure policy, public values and infrastructures, research policy, collaboration and engagement between industry and academia, and history.

Internship team Course coordinators
T: +61 2 6620 3154

Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (Online)
Master of Information Technology Management
Dr Owen Hogan
T: +61 437 872 899

Bachelor of Business and Enterprise
Dr Scott Niblock
T: +61 7 5589 3098

Contact the Faculty of Business, Law and Arts

Executive Dean of Faculty Associate Dean (Education) Associate Dean (Research)
Professor Mike Ewing Ms Helen Walsh Professor Darshana Sedera
T: +61 7 5589 3054
T:  +61 2 6620 3848
T:  +61 7 5589 3036