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Associate Professor
BSc(Hons) PGDipCom (Otago) MSc (UBC) PhD (Otago)

Tel +64 3 479 8072
Office OBS 5.18

Associate Professor Roberts is the MFINC Director and also provides advice on post graduate study in finance including BCom(Honours), the Diploma for Graduates and the Post Graduate Diploma in Finance (PGDipCom).

She is the Deputy Director of the Climate Energy Finance (CEF) Group and the Deputy Head of the Department of Accountancy and Finance.


Research interests

The relationship between CEO compensation, firm performance and governance. Energy Finance and the impact of climate change on firm value. The value of board diversity and the role of gender diversity in firm governance. Gender pay gap and equity.


Stainback, K., Roberts, H., & Biswas, P. K. (2024). Women's representation in managerial hierarchies: An examination of trickle-down and pipeline effects. Human Resource Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/hrm.22220 Journal - Research Article

Mayapada, A. G., Biswas, P. K., & Roberts, H. (2024). Financial reporting timeliness and its determinants in UK charities. Advances in Accounting, 65, 100733. doi: 10.1016/j.adiac.2024.100733 Journal - Research Article

Samarawickrama, D., Biswas, P. K., & Roberts, H. (2024). Mandatory CSR regulations and social disclosure: The mediating role of the CSR committee. Meditari Accountancy Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/MEDAR-03-2023-1950 Journal - Research Article

Huang, J., Roberts, H., & Tan, E. K. M. (2024). Media uncertainty and risk-taking. International Review of Financial Analysis, 91, 102930. doi: 10.1016/j.irfa.2023.102930 Journal - Research Article

Nguyen, D. T. T., Diaz-Rainey, I., Roberts, H., & Le, M. (2024). The impact of natural disasters on bank performance and the moderating role of financial integration. Applied Economics, 56(8), 918-940. doi: 10.1080/00036846.2023.2174931 Journal - Research Article

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