Ivey’s Managerial Accounting and Control faculty support and provide insight to the Centre. Their broad range of experiences and unparalleled credentials mark them as one of the premier accounting faculties in Canada.
Diane-Laure Arjaliès is an assistant professor at the Ivey Business School. Before joining Ivey in 2015, Diane-Laure was an assistant professor at the Accounting and Management Control Department of HEC Paris. She received her PhD in business administration from ESSEC Business School in Paris and holds an MBA and a M.Sc. in organizational theory. She also has several years of experience in responsible investments at an asset management company. Utilizing qualitative methods, Diane-Laure investigates the introduction of non-financial performance measures in management control systems. She is particularly interested in the development of Responsible Investment (RI) and its impact on the financial markets. Her work in this area has won her several academic and professional prizes.
Mary Gillett is a Lecturer in the Managerial Accounting and Control group at the Ivey Business School and the Faculty Director of the HBA Program. She has a BA in Business Administration from Western University and an MBA from the Ivey Business School. She earned her CA designation with Clarkson Gordon (now Ernst & Young). In 2011, Mary was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in recognition of her career achievements as well as service to the community and the profession. Among many other teaching awards, Mary was honoured in 2013 with the Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching, Western's highest award for teaching.
Kun Huo (CPA, CA) is a Lecturer of Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School. He holds a BBA in Accounting from Wilfrid Laurier University and is working to complete his PhD in Accounting at University of Waterloo. He earned his CA designation in 2010 working full time at Grant Thornton LLP. His industry experiences include the audit of manufacturing and distribution companies.
Kun is interested in research about how accounting information and performance measurement systems affect employee’s motivation and ability to complete complex judgment and creative tasks. He uses a combination of economic and psychology-based theories to explore employee behaviours in organizational settings. Over the course of his PhD, he received a number of competitive awards such as the Ontario Graduate Scholarships and the American Accounting Association Doctoral Fellowship.
Martin Persson is an Assistant Professor of Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School. He holds a BSc in Accounting, an MSc in Accounting, Organizations and Institutions (London School of Economics), and a PhD in Accounting (Royal Holloway University of London). Martin has received a number of awards including the Academy of Accounting Historians' Vangermeersch Manuscript Award for best new manuscript in accounting history and Margit F. & Hanns Martin W. Schoenfeld Scholarship to conduct research in Australia. Martin's research interests are broadly within the field of critical accounting research and accounting history. He is particularly interested in people, ideas, and institutions from the 1900s and is currently focusing on the development of accounting knowledge as well as classical accounting theory and measurement issues.
Vaughan Radcliffe is Associate Professor of Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School. His PhD was completed at the University of Alberta, Canada, and he has completed extensive research in the accounting and auditing field. He is a Past President of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA), the publisher of the Financial Times ranked journal Contemporary Accounting Research, and organizer of the two leading accounting research conferences held in Canada. He previously served as Chair of the CAAA's Research Committee. He is also a winner of Ivey's school wide MBAA teaching award for excellence in MBA teaching.
Rick Robertson is an Associate Professor of Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School. He has a BA in Business Administration, and an MBA and PhD from Western University. He earned a CA with Ernst & Young and has completed the CICA In-depth Tax Course for practicing tax specialists. In 1991, to increase his practical tax knowledge, he began working full-time for Ernst & Young as a Senior Tax Manager in the London office. After two years of client service in the tax area, he returned to Ivey Business School and began the process of developing a managerially-oriented tax course. He has served with both the ICAO and CICA and taught extensively on professional accounting programs.
David Sharp is an Associate Professor of Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School. Before joining Ivey, David taught at Boston College. He worked for an electrical engineering company and in sales research at a business systems company in his native England prior to teaching business studies for five years in the Middle East. He studied Engineering Science and Economics at Oxford University, and has a Masters degree in Management from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He earned his PhD in International Management at the MIT Sloan School in 1987. David has written numerous publications and was president of the International Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association in 2001-2002.
Yaqi Shi is an Assistant Professor of Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School. She earned an Honours B.E. in Accounting (China), an MBA (China) and a PhD in Accounting (Concordia University). Professor Shi previously taught at Concordia University, where she was nominated for the Distinguished Teaching Award. During her PhD study, she received many honours, including the Doctoral Fellowship of Social Sciences and Humanity Research Council (SSHRC), and the Research Fellow of American Accounting Association (AAA) Doctoral Consortium. Prior to her PhD education, she worked as an accountant for Huaneng Power International Inc. (China), a world-leading power generating company.
Matthew Sooy is an Assistant Professor at the Ivey Business School. He received his PhD in Business Administration (Accounting concentration) from the University of Kentucky, and earned an MBA (Finance and Decision Science concentrations) from Emory University. Prior to returning to school, Matt worked for KPMG and has also worked for several start-up companies.
Matt’s recent research utilizes behavioral economic methods to investigate how dimensions of financial regulations and their enforcement influence managers’ compliance. Matt also has research investigating how hierarchy and social status influence managers’ financial decision-making.
Mitchell Stein is Director of the CPA-Ivey Centre for Accounting Education, and an Assistant Professor of Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School. He holds a BComm Honours (Queen's University) and a PhD (Queen's University). Mitchell is also a Chartered Accountant who formerly practiced in corporate, research and development, executive and cross border taxation with Deloitte for 10 years. Mitchell previously taught at Queen's University and at the Ontario School of Accountancy. He has received a number of awards including being an Ontario Graduate Scholar, American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium Fellow and he received The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario Doctoral Fellowship.
Christopher Sturby is a Lecturer in the Managerial Accounting and Control group at the Ivey Business School. He has an MBA and BA in Business Administration from Western University. He earned his CA designation with KPMG and recently earned the CFA designation as well. Chris received the David G. Burgoyne Award for Outstanding Commitment to Student Development in 2008. As well, Chris has been a Seminar Leader at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario School of Accountancy since 2007.