Dr Luisa Unda is a Lecturer in Monash Business School’s Department of Accounting.

Luisa joined the Department of Accounting at Monash University in January 2016, after completing her PhD from La Trobe University. Her main research interests are corporate governance, board structure and its association to performance, board effectiveness in member-owned institutions, board committees, financial reporting quality, and accounting education. Luisa’s current goal is to contribute to the scarce analysis of the role of the board of directors in financial cooperatives, such as credit unions.

Luisa’s teaching experience includes conducting lectures and tutorials in financial accounting and auditing at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as, facilitating accounting and business ethics based workshops to high-school students.

Prior to becoming and academic, Luisa worked as a financial analyst in the banking industry and gained practice based experience surrounding matters such as financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, and risk management.