Rachel Baskerville

Adjunct Professor
School of Accounting and Commercial Law

Rachel Baskerville was recently recognised as a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in recognition of her sustained commitment to the accounting profession. Dr Baskerville taught financial accounting at the School of Accounting and Commercial Law until she retired in July 2020, and her varied research projects include many studies of the history of the accounting profession in New Zealand, and aspects of ethnicity and culture in accounting research. Positions at the University of Auckland and University of Exeter have interspersed her tenure since first being appointed as a lecturer at Victoria Business School in 1996. She had been involved with professional qualifying education and examinations for most of this time, and judged the Annual Report of the Year for a number of years. Since her retirement she has continued her voluntary activities as Treasurer of her local church and Treasurer for Graduate Women NZ.