The Association of Chartered Certified
Accountants (ACCA) has elected Barry Cooper, a senior academic, as

Copper is a professor and the head of the
school of accounting, economics and finance at Deakin University in
Australia specialising in auditing, ethics and corporate

ACCA remarked that Copper, who previously
worked at the Hong Kong Polytechnic, has played an important role
in establishing the ACCA qualification in China.

Cooper said he looks forward to playing a part
in ensuring that ACCA continues to work closely with employers and
that “we meet their needs in an increasingly global economy.”

ACCA has also elected Martin Turner and
Anthony Harbinson as deputy president and vice president

Turner is a management consultant professional
and Harbinson is the director of justice delivery at the department
of justice in Northern Ireland.