Associate professor, UNSW

Dr Sharron O'Neill is Associate Professor in the School of Business, University of NSW (Canberra) and a member of the UNSW Public Service Research Group (PSRG). Sharron's research focuses on corporate governance and accountability, particularly financial and non-financial performance measurement and reporting of issues including work health and safety (WHS) risk and performance. Sharron's has also undertaken and published research in the areas of environmental risk management, financial accounting, management accounting, professions and Lynch syndrome. Prior to her academic roles, Sharron had established a career as a financial accountant.

Sharron is a member of Chartered Accountants ANZ, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Health and Safety. She actively engages with industry, presenting her research, and providing advice on performance measurement and reporting to members of the accounting, financial services, safety and legal professions as well as to industry and government.


  • 2016–present
    Senior lecturer, UNSW (Canberra)


  • 2010 
    RMIT University, PhD