Clinton Free is a Professor in the School of Accounting at the UNSW Business School, and a Professorial Fellow of the Australian Graduate School of Management. With an academic and professional background in law and accounting, his research focuses on fraud, management control systems and auditing.
Who we are
Our Fraud Research Group combines leading academic and industry thought-leaders in the field of fraud examination. The Research Group aims to contribute to research in fraud and advance anti-fraud policy and best practice for organisations, governments, and the accounting profession in combating the enormous cost of fraud.
Paul Andon is an Associate Professor at the UNSW Business School, and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Paul has a professional background in assurance services, and his research focuses on issues in fraud/corporate malfeasance, strategic performance management, and new forms of assurance.
Dean is a forensic accounting specialist with more than twenty-five years’ experience. He was appointed a Partner of McGrathNicol in January 2006 after leading KPMG’s forensic practice in Melbourne for 11 years.
Matt is a Partner of McGrathNicol Forensic and specialises in forensic and regulatory investigations, dispute advisory, fraud and corruption risk management. Matt has over 25 years investigative and consulting experience, including as a Partner with a 'Big 4' firm.
McGrathNicol is the lead collaborating organisation through the involvement senior partners Matt Fehon and Dean Newlan.
The ARC has generously supported Professor Clinton Free's research through awarding him a 5 year Future Fellowship.
The AIC supports this research group through Dr Russell Smith (Principal Criminologist), and a Criminology Research Grant.
CAANZ has generously supported the work of this research group through multiple grants from its Research Grants Scheme.
CIMA's Australasian Centre of Excellence is financially supporting this research group through its Academic Grants Scheme.