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Prof Keitha Dunstan


Level 5, Building 1, Arch Building, Bond University

Professional biography

As Provost, Professor Dunstan oversees the implementation of the research, learning and teaching strategies of the University. Her role also encompasses the Bond University College preparation and pathway programs. She has been Chair of the Bond University Women's Network since 2014 and was the Chair of Academic Senate 2012 - 2016. Her first appointment at Bond was as Head of the School of Business in 2009.

Prior to her appointment at Bond she was a Commissioner of the New Zealand Securities Commission 2003-2011. In 2005, she was appointed as a member of the New Zealand Securities Commission Audit Committee and was the Chairman of this committee from 2008 until 2011. Keitha has also held several senior positions at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand 2000 - 2009, including Head of Accounting and Commercial Law and was founding Director of the Centre for Accounting, Governance and Taxation Research.

She is a Fellow of CPA Australia. Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Keitha is a Gold Coast Business Events Ambassador for Gold Coast Tourism, a past President of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand 2005-2007, a past co-editor of the 'Pacific Accounting Review' 2002-2006 and a member of the editorial board of Accounting and Finance.

Keitha is a proud descendant of the Mandandanji people of south-west Queensland.


  • Doctor of Philosophy University of Queensland
  • Master of Business Accounting QUT
  • Bachelor of Commerce University of Queensland