Researcher biography

Sergeja Slapnicar is Associate Professor of Accounting and Program Leader of the Bachelor of Commerce Program within the UQ Business School. She researches the effects of accountability, performance measurement and incentivising on employee motivation, risk-taking, and cognition; and accountability and governance in cyber security risk management. She has published in many top accounting journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Management Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Journal of Management Accounting Research, European Financial Management, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems and others. She is a passionate educator and a recepient of 2022 Teaching Excellence Award of the UQ Faculty BEL on "Enhancing Employability". She has extensive Board experience by serving as a non-executive Director in a systemic bank in Eurozone; in a multinational pharmaceutical corporation, as a member of the Board of the Slovenian Agency for Public Oversight of Auditing, as a Chairwoman of the settlement committee in owners' disputes (Slovenia) and as an independent member in audit and remuneration committees of various public interest entities (the Slovenian Bad Bank among others). She has worked extensively with the Slovenian Directors Association and has trained over 1,000 non-executive directors in accounting and finance. Prior to her employment at the UQ Business School (in 2018), she was a Full Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Sergeja is a member of CPA Australia.