Professor David J. Gilchrist has held a number of senior roles in the not-for-profit, public and commercial sectors. Most recently, he was Assistant Auditor General Standards and Quality in Western Australia, and prior to that, Associate Dean of Business at the University of Notre Dame Australia. He is currently Director of Curtin’s School of Accounting Not-for-profit Initiative, a research group focusing on developing industry-ready research outcomes for the not-for-profit and charitable sector. He currently holds a number of industry roles including as chairman of Nulsen Disability Services, chairman of the Kimberley Individual and Family Support Association and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand’s National Not-for-profit Advisory Committee. David is also a member of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Advisory Board, the Australian Accounting Standards Board Academic Advisory Panel and is a joint principal author of a number of key national reports, including the seminal report Australian Charities 2013 and the Australian National Costing and Pricing Framework issued jointly with National Disability Services. He has published widely as an academic and journalist.