Annemarie Conrath-Hargreaves is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Accounting and joined Monash University in 2018.

Annemarie focuses on the public sector and sustainability issues, with a special focus on the politics of standard-setting and the role of experts in standard setting in a national, supranational and transnational context. In particular, she studies the political economy of regulatory accounting systems, the role of transparency in the reform of accounting systems and financial reporting standards employed, and the impact of reforms in the public sector at a societal and organisational level on accountability.

Prior to joining the Accounting Department, she worked at the European University Viadrina in Germany, where she also obtained her doctoral degree. During this time, she also worked as a lecturer at the European Business School (EBS) in Germany, where she was also involved in the University’s Executive Education program in Health Care Management. Annemarie has been recognised for her excellence in teaching by changing the narrative of the role of accounting.

In 2019, Annemarie was awarded the Dean’s PRME Team Award for Teaching Excellence (together with Alessandro Ghio and Nick McGuigan) and in 2020 she was awarded the Resilience and Agility in Teaching and Learning Award by the Department of Accounting (together with Xinning Xiao).