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Ms Alexandra Williamson
Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend
QUT Business School,
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Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, Banking, Finance and Investment, Policy and Administration
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

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Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

Member of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR)

ORCID ID 0000-0002-2462-709X

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Alexandra is a Senior Research Assistant in the philanthropy team at the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS), and a HDR Peer Adviser within the Student Success Group.   She has more than a decade of experience working in the philanthropic sector in Melbourne, first with one of Australia’s largest private foundations, and then within the charitable trusts team of a national trustee company.   Alex was part of the research team working on Giving Australia 2015-2016, the largest ever Australian study into philanthropic giving.

Alex holds a Master of Business (Philanthropy and Social Investment) from Swinburne University of Technology, and a Master of Business (Research) from QUT looking at the accountability of Private Ancillary Funds.  She commenced her PhD candidature in February 2016, exploring the accountability of Public Ancillary Funds. Alex’s ORCID ID is 0000-0002-2462-709X

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