Meet our Academic team
Professor Paul Dainty is the Executive Director for the Bachelor of International Business. Over the last 25 years, he has established a record in research and administration, having previously held a number of senior roles including Deputy Dean and Deputy Dean (Executive Education) at Melbourne Business School, and academic appointments at the University of Melbourne. He has experience in the corporate world as Executive General Manager, Human Resources at Pacific Dunlop, a global organisation with operations throughout America and Asia. He has also developed courses and lectured on numerous executive education programs, and consulted with public and private sector organisations in Australia and the UK in areas of leadership and change management.
As Senior Academic, Wade is responsible for Teaching Innovation across all units in the Bachelor of International Business. He teaches Entrepreneurship with academic rigour backed up with a wealth of business experience. Before joining Monash Dr Halvorson served as Professor of Digital Marketing at a global business school in Singapore, Assistant Professor at The University of Western Australia, Marketing Manager at The West Australian Newspaper and Teaching Fellow Online Learning at Curtin University. He received his PhD from Lulea University in Sweden and has a keen interest in the impact of digital disruption on education.
Jim teaches Accounting information systems and Accounting for managers in the Bachelor of International Business. He has more than 10 years of corporate experience with various accounting and management roles regionally in Australia and Asia. Working closely with Technical Advisors, he is involved in ‘capacity building’ projects with the UNDP and Worldbank. Jim has taught accounting subjects in other Australian universities and education institutions, holds a Masters in Professional Accounting and is a CPA Australia member.
Belinda Clarence is an Australian lawyer who has been teaching law in post-graduate and under-graduate programs since 2013 in Australia, Singapore and Jakarta. She holds a Law Masters in Intellectual Property Law and is undertaking her PhD in the area of extra-territorial corporate regulation. She has extensive business experience from working as a professional design engineer in technology firms in Australia and South Africa. Belinda teaches Commercial and Corporations Law.
Dr Di Lieto co-ordinates the teaching of International Trade Law in the Bachelor of International Business program. He has received a PhD in law from the University of Otago (NZ) with a dissertation on the international global governance of economic migration. Previously he was a legal practitioner in Italy and a compliance specialist in the import-export sector in the US and China.
Dr Ying Zhou holds a PhD in Economics and has worked as an Economics Lecturer in the higher education sector across Australia and New Zealand. Ying is passionate about developing teaching strategies that enhance learner motivation and engagement, and she utilises some of her empirical research to supplement the curriculum for her students. Ying holds professional memberships at the Economic Society of Australia, and the Australian Library and Information Association. She has presented her research findings in national and international conferences. Ying teaches Macroeconomic and monetary economics, and Trade finance and Foreign exchange in the Bachelor of International Business.
Dr Nafisa Ovi holds a PhD in Banking and Finance from Monash University, and has taught a wide range of finance related subjects in the department of Banking and Finance. She brings 10 years’ experience in the academic and corporate world. She teaches Corporate Finance and International Financial Management in the Bachelor of International Business Program.
Steven teaches Financial Management in the Bachelor of International Business. Steven has taught accounting and finance in Australian Universities for 7 years. He also taught in Central America and the United Kingdom for a number of years. His research interests are in the areas of sustainability accounting and accounting education.
Dr Winchester teaches Marketing Theory and Practice and Buyer Behaviour at the Bachelor of International Business. Dr Winchester has been in academia for nearly a decade bringing experience from the United Kingdom, Germany, France, China, and Canada. She focuses on creating supportive and interactive environments in which students’ learn best, including bringing the theory to life through Instagram.
Dr Khosa teaches Introduction to Financial Accounting and Cost Information for Decision Making in the Bachelor of International Business. Dr Khosa has worked in the Australian higher education sector for 6 years, particularly researching corporate governance, family firms and accounting education, and teaching accounting at undergraduate and past-graduate levels.
Dr Johnstone coordinates the teaching of Management and Managerial Communications. He is an Academic Fellow of the Association of International Accountants and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He recently relocated from London where he was a Regional Manager at Grant Thornton UK LLP.
Merideth teaches Accounting information systems and Accounting for managers in the Bachelor of International Business. She is a CPA qualified Accountant with more than 10 years of corporate experience with senior accounting and management roles specialising in the retail sector. Merideth is currently studying her Masters of Accounting at Monash University.