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Professor Jayne Godfrey

Ph D (Qld), M Ec (Syd), B Com (Hons) (Melb), Dip Ed (Melb), FAICD, FCA, FCPA, FAFAANZ, FTA

Position(s):Dean and Director
Phone:Ext. 53596
(+61) 2 612 53596
Fax:(+61) 2 612 50414
Office:College of Business and Economics Building (26C)
Mailing Address:
ANU College of Business and Economics
College of Business and Economics Building 26C
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200
Jayne Godfrey


Professor Godfrey is one of Australia's leading accounting academics with research interests in investigating the role that accounting plays in determining economic outcomes.

In particular, her research addresses the associations between accounting decisions and public policy, analyst forecasts, stock prices and returns and financing and investment decisions.  In recent years, Jayne has become a passionate advocate of water accounting at national and international levels.

In addition to her university responsibilities, Jayne maintains a high level of business and community engagement. For her service to Australian society through business leadership, she was awarded Australia's Centenary Medal, and she is a past Telstra Businesswoman of the Year. Jayne also received the 2008 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Outstanding Contribution to Accounting and Finance Practice Award. In recognition of her extensive contribution to the accounting academic profession in Australia, Jayne will receive an award of a life membership to AFAANZ in 2013 - the first woman to have the honour.

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Updated: 23 April 2014 /Responsible Officer: Dean, Business & Economics /Page Contact: College Web Team