Angela Andersen

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Phone: +649 921 9999 Ext. 7666


Physical Address:
Level 8, WF Building,
42 Wakefield Street,
Auckland, 1010

Postal Address:
Private Bag 92006,
Auckland 1442


Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance – First Class, AUT University
Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance, AUT University

Memberships and Affiliations:

Beta Gamma Sigma
Young Women in Finance (YWF)
AUT Investment Club


Angela completed her Bachelor of Business degree majoring in Accounting and Finance at AUT University. Having developed an interest in financial research, Angela continued with post graduate study achieving First Class Honours specialising in Finance. The desire for higher education and hoping to make a difference for Māori attracted Angela to undertake a PhD. Her PhD will examine several aspects of boardroom network connectivity within the New Zealand context, employing the Social Network Analysis Framework. Angela received the Vice-Chancellor Doctoral Scholarship Award in 2014, Business and Law Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship in 2013 and is the 2013 Top Māori Graduate in the Bachelor of Business.

Angela’s Research Supervisors are Associate Professor Aaron Gilbert and Professor Alireza Tourani-Rad.

Teaching Areas:

Introduction to Finance

Research Areas:

Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance
Boardroom Network Connectivity
Iwi Asset Management
The impact of Regulation in Financial Markets


Andersen, Angela; Gilbert, Aaron and Tourani-Rad, Alireza. Breach of Continuous Disclosure in Australia (2013). JASSA, the Applied Journal of the Securities Industry of Australia, 4, 21-26.

Andersen, A., & Gilbert, A. (2014). Help or hinderance? Board network connectivity and firm performance. Auckland University of Technology (Forthcoming).


  • AUT Faculty of Business, Economics and Law Excellence in Teaching Award 2016
  • Vice Chancellors Doctoral Scholarship, AUT University 2014
  • Winners of the New Zealand CFA Institute Research Challenge - 2014
  • INFINZ Student Conference Scholarship – 2014
  • Research Publication Grant, AUT University - 2014
  • Business and Law Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship, AUT University - 2013
  • Top Māori Graduate in the Bachelor of Business, AUT University - 2013
  • Bachelor with Honours Award, Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - 2013
  • Top Overall Student First Year Bachelor of Business, AUT University - 2010