Dr Gail Sheppard

School of Business

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Biography

Gail is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Maynooth University School of Business, having previously been a Lecturer in Accounting at TU Dublin. She started her career as an accountant in industry, during which time she qualified with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Gail went on to complete an MSc in DCU, continued her studies in Queen’s University, Belfast before obtaining her PhD from University College Cork.

Gail’s research is multidisciplinary, focusing on public resource management and encompassing Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in Ireland and Covid-19 management. Her research has been published in international peer-reviewed journals and she is also a journal reviewer. Gail is a published author, having written a textbook in the area of Management Accounting.

Gail is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, a council member of the Irish Accounting and Finance Association and an external examiner for Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

Research Interests

Public sector management, public sector accounting, public-private partnership (PPP), integrated reporting and Covid-19 management.

Gail's Orcid ID:
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1404-6977

Books

  Year Publication
2011 Management Accounting A Practical Approach.
Sheppard, G. (2011) Management Accounting A Practical Approach. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2015 'Public Private Partnerships in the Republic of Ireland'
Sheppard, G. (2015) 'Public Private Partnerships in the Republic of Ireland' In: Akintola Akintoye, Matthias Beck and Mohan Kumaraswamy (eds). Public Private Partnerships A Global Review. UK: Routledge. [DOI] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2020 'Stakeholder Engagement and the Future of Public Private Partnerships'
Sheppard, G. and Beck, M. (2020) 'Stakeholder Engagement and the Future of Public Private Partnerships'. International Review of Administrative Sciences, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'The Evolution of Public Private Partnership in Ireland: A Sustainable Pathway?'
Sheppard, G. and Beck, M. (2016) 'The Evolution of Public Private Partnership in Ireland: A Sustainable Pathway?'. International Review of Administrative Sciences, [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2021 'The 2020 Novel Corona Virus Outbreak: One Year On'
Beck, M., Tobin, D. and Sheppard, G. (2021) 'The 2020 Novel Corona Virus Outbreak: One Year On' The Open Public Health Journal, . [DOI] [Details]
2021 'Visualizing the Impact of Europe's Slow COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout'
Beck, M. and Sheppard, G. (2021) 'Visualizing the Impact of Europe's Slow COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout' The Open Public Health Journal, . [DOI] [Details]

Magazine Article

  Year Publication
2021 Stakeholder Engagement in Public-Private Partnerships in Ireland.
Sheppard, G. and Beck, M. (2021) Stakeholder Engagement in Public-Private Partnerships in Ireland. Magazine Article [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2017 Institute of Technology, Tallaght President's Research Scholarship Award Institute of Technology, Tallaght
2016 Institute of Technology, Tallaght President's Research Scholarship Award Institute of Technology, Tallaght

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Professional Accounting body /
Irish Academy of Management Professional association /
Irish Accounting and Finance Association Professional association /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Irish Accounting and Finance Association Council Member 2018 /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
TU Dublin Lecturer in Accounting /

Reviews

  Journal Role
International Review Of Administrative Sciences Reviewer
Irish Journal Of Management Reviewer
International Journal Of Public Administration Reviewer

Teaching Interests

Gail's main teaching experience is in management accounting, advanced management accounting and financial accounting. She is also a Masters by Research supervisor.