The University of Auckland Business School


The University of Auckland Business School
Self-employed business consultant and company Director.

Bill Ross is currently a self-employed business consultant and company Director. He runs his own consulting business which includes business advisory, accounting and board governance. He has previously been a partner in a firm of Chartered Accountants in London. He has also been in various financial and general management roles and has spent the last ten years in a business advisory capacity. Bill has had experience in CA practices, importing and distribution, FMCG, logistics and freight forwarding, produce exporting and also in public floats and the sale of private businesses.

Bill is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He has been involved in teaching at under-graduate and post-graduate level at various tertiary institutions. He has experience teaching Auditing, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Finance, Strategy and International Business.

Bill has also been involved in delivering MBA modules for both Henley Management College (UK) in New Zealand, Hong Kong and South Africa, and the University of Auckland. He is closely involved with CAANZ’s professional accounting school, being a workshop facilitator, examiner and examination marker as well as preparing study materials on various accounting topics.

Expertise and Research Interests:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Strategy

Qualifications and Achievements:

  • BA in Accounting and Finance
  • MBA
  • Chartered Accountant

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