Bryan is Associate Professor in the Business School at the University of Adelaide. He has held prior positions at the Adelaide Graduate School of Business, and the Universities of South Australia and Western Australia.
His teaching and research interests relate primarily to financial reporting and accounting standard setting, but he also has strong interests in accounting education, professional ethics and corporate governance. Bryan has published extensively, including a monograph on accounting for investment property for the Australian Accounting Research Foundation, as well as papers in academic and professional journals such as The British Accounting Review, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, The Australian Journal of Management, Accounting and Finance, and the Australian Accounting Review. He is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the electronic journal Financial Reporting, Regulation and Governance, and he is on the editorial board of Accounting Education; an international journal.
Bryan has a long association with the setting of accounting standards in Australia, including acting as an alternate member of Australia’s Urgent Issues Group and Consultative Group. He has undertaken a number of consultancies in private and public sectors in the areas of financial reporting, and codes of conduct.
From 2005 to 2007, Bryan was President (Australia) of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ), and currently serves on CPA Australia’s South Australian Divisional Council as Deputy President.