Professor Derek Parkin



Phone: 9433 0916

  • Biography

    Born and raised in South Africa - educated at Grey School, Rhodes University and University of Port Elizabeth.
    Worked in accounting profession for three decades on four continents; partner of both Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young.
    Joined Notre Dame in 2002 as an Adjunct Professor - later Professor on appointment as Dean of Business. 
    Currently Professor of Accounting on 0.6 load.
    Various Directorships, both listed and unlisted companies, over the past 12 years. 
    Numerous ICAA roles over past 25 years, including national board member for six years.
    Business mentor and advisor to a variety of smaller organisations over past decade.

  • Teaching areas

    Accounting, Auditing, Managerial Accounting, Business Internship

  • Presentations

    Various, for both ICAA and CPAA conferences and events over a period of 20+ years.

  • Professional affiliations

    Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Fellow); Global Accounting Alliance; CPA Australia, Institute of Company Directors (Fellow)

  • Community engagement

    St Patricks - Starlight Hotel Choir (for the homeless and vulnerable)
  • Awards

    Order of Australia Medal 2015
    Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia - Meritorious Service Award in 2010 (highest national award, other than Life Membership).