Gary Tian is Professor of Finance in the School of Business and Economics, Macquarie University. He is the deputy editor of Accounting and Finance. He was a former Professor and Directors of HDR and Research in the Department of Finance and founding Director of the Centre of Business Research in China at Deakin Business School. He was also former Professor of Finance and Director of Chinese Commerce Research Centre at Wollongong University. he is research interests focus on corporate finance and governance in Chinese capital markets including political connections, CEO compensation, bank lending and informal finance, investment efficiency and family firm and audit opinions and auditor choice.
Over the last six years he has published 13 A* ranked journal articles along with many A ranked articles including Management Science(2017),the Journal of Corporate Finance (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017), Journal of Banking and Finance (2015, 2016 and two papers in press), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory (2017) and European Accounting Review (two papers in 2017). Over the last years, he successfully supervised his 15 PhD students.