Personal details

Dr Sherrena Buckby
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Accountancy
Discipline *
Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
+61 7 3138 4324
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Identifiers and profiles

PhD (Queensland University of Technology), MBusAcc (Queensland University of Technology), Graduate Diploma in Further Education and Training (University of Southern Qld), BBus (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)
* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Prior to employment at QUT, Sherrena held a number of positions within chartered accounting firms and mining companies.  Sherrena is a CA  member of CA ANZ and served on their careers and marketing committee for many years.  She has strong links to the accounting profession.  Sherrena has considerable teaching and technology experience and has held a number of key leadership roles in the School of Accountancy including Accountancy undergraduate program coordinator for six years, Teaching and Learning Chair for 2 years and is currently the coordinator for the new undergraduate and postgraduate financial planning programs in the QUT Business School. Sherrena was awarded a 2019 QUT Business School Recognition Award for her extensive work on developing and accrediting these new programs in a rapidly changing financial planning education environment in Australia.

Other Awards – Vice Chancellor Performance Awards for 2007, 2009 and 2012.

Research interests include:

  • Financial Planning
  • Ethics and accounting education
  • Auditing and Big Data
  • Information technology governance
  • Risk management
  • Auditing and Blockchain

Award – Managerial Auditing Journal Highly Commended Paper

This information has been contributed by Dr Sherrena Buckby.


Teaching Interests

  • Auditing and Assurance
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Computerised Accounting Systems
  • Electronic Commerce Cycles
  • Financial Planning

Sherrena has taught in the area of Computerised accounting, forensics minor/major units, auditing & assurance during her academic career.  Sherrena has been instrumental in introducing technology into units and implementing blended learning approaches.

This information has been contributed by Dr Sherrena Buckby.


For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.