Professor Stewart Leech is a Professorial Fellow of the Department of Accounting at the University of Melbourne and Professor Emeritus at the University of Tasmania.
Professor Leech is Chair of the National Education Committee and a member of the Professional Conduct Tribunal of the ICAA. He has served as Chair of the IS Section (1998-99), Chair of the AI/ET Section (2001-02), member of Council (1998-89 & 2001-02), IT Interaction Committee (2000-01), and Nominations Committee (2002-03) of the AAA.
He is a charter member of AIS and was Co-Chair Placements for ICIS2000.
He was awarded the American Accounting Association (AI/ET Section) 2003-2004 Outstanding Educator Award for pioneering work and inspirational leadership in the teaching of artificial intelligence in accounting; the 2005-2006 Outstanding Researcher Award for his extraordinary academic achievements and leadership in research; and the 2008 ICAA Meritorious Service Award for outstanding service to the profession. In 2011, he was awarded the Notable Contribution to the Accounting Information Systems Literature Award by the American Accounting Association (IS Section) and the Outstanding Service Award by the Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section.
Professor Leech is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Information Systems and the International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, and a member of the editorial board of a number of leading academic journals, including Intelligent Systems in Accounting Finance and Management, International Journal of Digital Accounting Research, Accounting & Finance and Accounting Forum.
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Enhancing the business value of business intelligence: The role of shared knowledge and assimilation
MZ Elbashir, PA Collier, SG Sutton, MJ Davern, SA Leech
Journal article | 2013 | Journal of Information Systems
ABSTRACT Business intelligence (BI) systems have attracted significant interest from senior executives and consulta..
An Investigation of Knowledge-Based Systems' Use to Promote Judgment Consistency in Multicultural Firm Environments
Vicky Arnold, Nicole Clark, Philip A Collier, Stewart A Leech, Steve G Sutton
Journal article | 2005 | Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting
Knowledge-based systems (KBS) have long been advocated as a method for promoting consistency in judgment across professional servi..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
FCA - Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
FCPA - Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants
Association for Information Systems
Asia/Pacific Region Representative
Artificial Intelligence/Expert System Section, AAA
Information Systems Section, AAA
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (Fellow)
CPA Australia (Fellow)
Australian Computer Society
American Accounting Association (Life Member)
Accounting & Finance Association of Australia & New Zealand
Master of Economics
University of Tasmania
Bachelor of Commerce
University of Melbourne