Researcher biography

Sergeja Slapnicar is Associate Professor of Accounting and Program Leader of the Bachelor of Commerce Program within the UQ Business School. Her mostly experimental research focuses on the impact of performance evaluation and incentivising on employee behaviour and decision-making (motivation, risk-taking, cognition, emotions). Recently, she has started to research accountability, governance, and performance measurement in cyber security. She has published in numerous top accounting journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Management Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, European Financial Management, and others. She has also extensive business experience. She served as a Chairwoman of the Audit Committee of NLB bank, an international and systemic bank in a Eurozone; a non-executive Director of Krka, a pharmaceutical corporation, a member of the Board of the Slovenian Agency for Public Oversight of Auditing, a Chairwoman of the settlement committee in owners' disputes (Slovenia) and as an advisor to audit and remuneration committees of various public interest entities (the Slovenian Bad Bank among others). She worked extensively with the Slovenian Directors' Association and has trained over 1,000 non-executive directors in accounting and finance. Prior to the employment in the UQ Business School (in 2018) she was employed by the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.