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Dr Atul Chandra

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2267, Mobile: 0403 155 478, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.465
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Telephone: +61 8 6304 2267
Mobile: 0403 155 478
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.465  


Atul Chandra is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Law and has been researching and teaching in Australia and overseas.

Key research areas

  • Strategic Managerial Accounting
  • Auditing & Assurance
  • Accounting theory and practice
  • Decision-making in resources sector


Atul has extensive industry and professional experience for over 25 years in senior management and governance roles in the Australian mining, manufacturing, shipbuilding and fishing sectors.He has been a senior member of the accounting profession with with CA, FCPA, FCMA, CIA, CGMA designations. He was the Australian President of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). He is a Physicist with Bachelor of Science Honours from Delhi University, India.

Atul’s passion for research and teaching lead him to join ECU in 2008. With his vast commerce and science backgrounds he has been keen to conduct interdisciplinary research. He was conferred the Doctor of Philosophy by The University of Western Australia in 2018.

Theme Three: Natural and Built Environments; Sustainability of energy, water, materials and resources

  • 2015 - Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2010 - Dean’s Award for Postgraduate Teaching Excellence, Faculty of Business and Law
  • 2009 - Dean’s Award for Engagement, Faculty of Business and Law
  • 2009 - Award for Engagement, School of Accounting Finance and Economics
  • 2008 – Award for Outstanding Lecturing School of Accounting Finance and Economics
  • Institute of Charted Accountants in Australia and New Zealand (ICAANZ), Member (CA)
  • CPA Australia (CPAA), Fellow member (FCPA)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Fellow member (FCMA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia, 2018.
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), India, 1973.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Guj, P., Chandra, A., (2019), Comparing different real option valuation approaches as applied to a copper mine. Resources Policy, 61(2019), 180-189, Elsevier, DOI:
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