Professor Howard Davey

Howard Davey

Professor of Accounting
Key contact for professional accreditations

Qualifications: BA, BBS, MBA (Hons) Massey, PhD Waikato

About Howard

Professor Howard Davey is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Fellow of CPA Australia.  His research includes more than 200 publications, with over 55 refereed journal articles and five books, three of which have multiple editions.  He supervised over 12 PhDs to successful completion.

He has been extensively involved in the admission requirements of the NZICA and currently sits on the Education Board of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

He teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as on the MBA programme.  His interests include non-traditional reporting, intellectual capital, international issues in accounting, as well as demystifying accounting for non-accounting business people.

Research Interests

Accounting theory
External reporting and financial accounting
Financial accounting
Non-traditional measures of performance
Professional issues

Recent Publications

  • Zaini, S. M., Samkin, G., Sharma, U., & Davey, H. (2018). Voluntary disclosure in emerging countries: A literature review. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 8(1), 29-65. doi:10.1108/JAEE-08-2016-0069

  • Afu, L., Davey, H., & Sharma, U. (2017). The changes and challenges for indigenous businesses: A Pacific Islands case study. In 2017 Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference (pp. 35 pages). Quebec City, Canada.

  • Arunachalam, M., Chen, C., & Davey, H. (2017). A model for measuring financial sustainability of local authorities: Model development and application. Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Journal, 12(1), 31 pages.

  • An, Y., Davey, H., & Harun, H. (2017). Sustainability Reporting at a New Zealand Public University: A Longitudinal Analysis. Sustainability, 9(9), 1529. doi:10.3390/su9091529

Find more research publications by Howard Davey


Accounting education
Accounting standards
Accounting Theory
Auditing and accountability
Financial Accounting
International accounting
Management Accounting

Contact Details

Room: MSB.3.01
Phone: +64 7 838 4441