Barton, Allan Douglas

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Barton, Allan Douglas

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  • Professor Allan Barton, Pro Vice-Chancellor; Dr Allan Barton

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3 Mar 1933 - 9 Jun 2012

History

Allan Barton was born in Murrumbeena, Victoria on 3 March 1933. He studied at Melbourne University 1951 – 1954, before undertaking his PhD in economics at Christ's College, Cambridge University 1956-59. Barton taught economics at the University of Adelaide in 1959, then moved to Macquarie University in 1967 as Foundation Professor of Accounting. Barton held a number of roles at the Australian National University including Head of the Department of Accounting and Public Finance 1975-80, Dean of the Faculty of Economics 1979-83, University Treasurer 1984-94, University Council member 1983-86, and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Finance and Development) 1992-96, and retiring in 1998. Barton passed away on 9 June 2012 in Canberra.

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accountant; academic; university administrator

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• Pro Vice-Chancellor and Treasurer, ANU 1984-1996
• Director, UniSuper Ltd 1990-1999, and member of the Investment Committee and the Audit and Compliance Committee (Chair)
• Member, Investment Advisory Committee ANU, 1984 to date, and Chair 2002 to date
• Director, Anutech Pty Ltd 1984-1996

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Entered from deposit description on 16 April 2013

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Obituary: Professor Allan Barton 1933 – 2012, http://cbe.anu.edu.au/news-events/cbe/news/2012/professor-allan-barton/

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