Professor Henk Berkman

Henk is Professor of Finance at the University of Auckland and is honorary professor at the University of Sydney. He completed his PhD at Erasmus University Rotterdam and has published extensively in leading finance journals. He was adjunct director at Arthur Andersen Global Corporate Finance, and has acted as consultant for a number of multinationals and market regulators around the world. Henk has served on several boards and is currently on the board of the New Zealand Superfund and is president of the Dutch language school in Auckland..

Professor Jennifer Joe

Jennifer R. Joe, Ph.D., CPA, is the Whitney Family Professor of Accounting and Cohen Family Lerner Director of Diversity at the University of Delaware. She is an award-winning researcher whose work examines how key institutional factors impact the quality of corporate financial reporting including audit litigation, regulations, audit quality and data analytic stools, and the role of cognition in decisions using accounting information. Jennifer is actively engaged with the accounting profession and business community. She is a frequent presenter and keynote speaker at corporate and academic events on accounting and diversity issues. Jennifer has significant experience teaching accounting, auditing and internal controls at national universities and corporate professional education programs. She enjoys volunteering on academic and civic boards and advocating for inclusive excellence in higher education.