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13 Jun. 2017

Roger Simnett awarded Order of Australia

It is with great pleasure that, on behalf of the Auditing and Assurances Standards Board (AUASB) and the broader accounting and auditing professions, we extend our congratulations to AUASB Chair Roger Simnett on his appointment to the Order of Australia yesterday.

Announced yesterday in the Queen’s Birthday honours, the citation reads, “For distinguished service to the accountancy profession, to business education, to the development of national and international auditing and assurance standards, to accounting organisations, and to research”.

AUASB Deputy Chair Robin Low stated, “On behalf of the AUASB I am delighted to see Roger’s services to the accounting and auditing professions and to the education sector so appropriately recognised. In addition to his many achievements in the higher education sector and his role as our current Chair, Roger is a former member of both the International and Australian Auditing and Assurances Boards as well as a number of international and local audit and assurance committees and taskforces”.

Roger’s biographical notes are published on the Governor General's website.