Dr. Donald Winchester


Senior Lecturer in Finance

Research and teaching specialties

Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Information Systems


Dr. Donald Winchester is a Finance Lecturer and joined AIB in 2015. Donald’s research specialises in asset pricing, corporate governance and how information systems improve an organisation. His works have been published in internationally renowned business journals, including MIS Quarterly, Energy Policy and the Journal of Change Management.

Donald has practical experience with financial data provider Sirca, which provides finance, accounting and corporate governance data to universities and businesses. He has undertaken information systems security research in the Information Systems, Technology and Management School and lecturing finance subjects in the Banking and Finance School, at UNSW. He is a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and the American Finance Association. Donald has presented his work at national and international business conferences. He holds a PhD from UNSW, a Masters of Business Studies, an MBA and a Bachelor of Commerce and Management degree – all with a Finance Major.

Email: Donald.Winchester@aib.edu.au

Publications and Presentations

Refereed Book Chapters

Jamieson, R., Land, L. P. W., Winchester, D., Stephens, G., Steele, A., Maurushat, A., & Sarre., R. (2013, e-book, 2017) Addressing identity crime in crime management information systems: definitions, classification, and empirics. In Nikos Passas (ed.) Transnational Financial Crime, Chapter 19, pp. 399-413, Routledge.

Jamieson, R., Smith, S., Stephens, G., & Winchester, D. (2009) An approach to managing identity fraud. In Kenneth J. Knapp (ed.) Cyber-Security And Global Information Assurance: Threat Analysis And Response Solutions. Pennsylvania: IGI Global.

Ajitkumar, S., Bunker, D., Smith, S., & Winchester, D. (2008) A Study of the Risks in an Information System Outsourcing Partnership. In G. León, A. Bernardos, J. Casar, K. Kautz, & J. DeGross, J. IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, Volume 287, Chapter 23, Open IT-Based Innovation: Moving Towards Cooperative IT Transfer and Knowledge Diffusion, (Boston: Springer), pp. 403-422.

Winchester, D., & Lacey, D. (2004) Identity fraud in Australia: Implications for higher sector integrity. In H. Marsden, A. Bundy, & M Hicks (eds) Educational integrity : plagiarism and other perplexities : proceedings of the first Australasian Educational Integrity Conference, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, 21-22 November, 2003, pp. 192-196. ISBN : 9781920927080.


Refereed Articles in Scholarly Journals

Smith, S., Winchester, D., Clegg, S., & Pang, V. (2014) Collaboration as a Strategic Service in Government Online Communities. Journal of Change Management. 14(2), 1-22.  DOI:10.1080/14697017.2013.817472 [Impact Factor is 1.31].

Jamieson, R., Land, L., Winchester, D., Stephens, G., Steele, A., Maurushat, A., & Sarre, R. (2012) Addressing Identity Crime in Crime Management Information Systems: Definitions, Classification and Empirics. Computer Law and Security Review. 28, 381-395. [Impact Factor is 1.552].

Smith, S., Winchester, D. W., Bunker, D., Jamieson, R. J. (2010) Circuits of Power: A Study of Mandated Compliance to an Information Systems Security “De Jure” Standard in a Government Organization. MIS Quarterly. 34(3), 463-486. [Impact Factor is 5.4; Ranked the number one Information Systems journal in the world].

Jamieson, R., Land, L., Stephens, G., & Winchester, D. (2008) Identity Crime: The Need for an Appropriate Government Strategy. Forum on Public Policy Online (Oxford University, UK), Spring, 2008 edition. [Impact Factor is 1.575].

Anderson, E. J., Hu, X., & Winchester, D 2007. Forward Contracts in Electricity Markets: The Australian Experience. Energy Policy. 35(5), 3089-3103. [Impact Factor is 4.039].


Refereed Conference Presentations

Edwards, A., Smith, S., Busch, P., Winchester, D., Tan, T & Pang, V. (2020) “Critical Learning from Fires: An Investigation of Complexity in IS-enabled Emergency ManagementPACIS 2020 Proceedings 99 (22-24 June).

Wegner, D & Winchester, D. (2019). Equilibrium Pricing in Electricity and Derivative Markets with Renewables and Battery Storage: A Preliminary Study. 32nd UNSW Banking & Finance conference 16-18 December 2019.

Edwards, A., Smith, S., Busch, P., Pang, V & Winchester, D. (2019) “IS Mediation of Emergency Management: Adding Prediction to the existing Framework of Activities?” Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems PACIS 2019 (9-12 July) Xi’an, China.

Goel, K. & Winchester, D. (2018) ‘Cognitive load theory: An Australian online MBA case study’ at the 3rd Annual TEQSA Conference held at Melbourne, VIC during 28-30 November 2018.

Goel, K. & Winchester, D. (2018) ‘Impact of CEOs dominance on firm performance: evidence from Australian Corporate Sector”. 7th International Conference on Business, Management and Governance (ICBMG 2018) conference held at University of Western Australia at Perth, WA, during 19-21 November 2018.

Winchester, D. & Goel, K., ‘Role of cognitive load theory in designing an assessment model for online postgraduate business courses’, HERGA Conference 2018, September 25th at Flinders University, Adelaide.

Wegner, D. & Winchester, D. (2018). “Dynamic Equilibrium Pricing and Optimal Hedging in Electricity Derivative Markets with Electricity Battery Storage” Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) Conference, Canberra, 10-13 July. ppt slides

Winchester, D. & Goel, K. (2016). ‘Education online: Impact of ICT tools on teaching of distance learning MBA Finance courses’. HERGA Conference 2016, Adelaide, South Australia, 22 September 2016. [Abstract page 14]

Land, L., Smith, S., Winchester, D., & Pang, V. (2014). The Construction of Identity Offences Taxonomy: An Australian Context, 25th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Auckland, New Zealand, 8th December, 2014.

Smith, S., Winchester, D., Hasan, H. M. and Finnegan, P. (2011). IS for government climate change adaptation activities: An exploratory case study. Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Information Systems: ACIS 2011, pp. 1-12. Sydney, Australia: Association for Information Systems.

Lo, M. & Winchester, D. (2010). The Impact of IT Investment Announcements about Y2K Compliance on the Firm’s Market Value. ICIS 2010 Proceedings. USA.

Pan, J. A., Winchester, D., Watters, P., & Land, L. (2010). Descriptive Data Mining On Fraudulent Online Dating Profiles. Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Information Systems, The Department of Informatics at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. 6-9 June. [Abstract]

Ahmad, S., Winchester, D., Land, L., & Jamieson, R. (2010). Nature and Extent of Identity Crime through Wireless Technology Abuse and its Impact on Individual and Organisational Levels. Proceedings of the Information Resources Management Conference (Conf-IRM), 16-18 May, The Mona School of Business, University of the West Indies, Jamaica, pp. 1-10.

Jamieson, R J., Land, L., Stephens, G., Smith, S., & Winchester, D. W. (2009) Multi-level organisational sensemaking and learning as enablers of information sharing to mitigate identity and related crimes. Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Information Systems at Verona, Italy, 8-10 June, 12 pages. [Abstract]

Jamieson, R J., Land, L., Stephens, G., Smith, S., & Winchester, D. W. (2009) Information Security in an Identity Management Lifecycle: Mitigating Identity Crimes. 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Francisco, USA, August, 10 pages.

Jamieson, R J., Land, L., Stephens, G., Smith, S., & Winchester, D. W. (2009) Critical Infrastructure Information Security: Impacts of Identity and Related Crimes. Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2009, Hyderabad, India, July 10-12, 12 pages.

Smith, S., Winchester, D. W., Jamieson, R J., & Nguyen, H. T. (2009) Information Systems Security Compliance in E-Government. Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2009, Hyderabad, India, July 10-12, 12 pages.

Jamieson, R., Land, L., Sarre, R., Steel, A., Stephens, G., & Winchester, D. (2008) Defining Identity Crimes. 10 pages, December 3-5, Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS) hosted by the College of Business and Economics of the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Smith, S., Jamieson, R., Bunker, D., & Winchester, D. (2008) Moving Towards Information System Security Accreditation within e-Government. 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems AMCIS 2008 Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 14-17 August, 12 pages.

Jamieson, R J., Winchester, D W., Stephens, G., & Smith, S. (2008) Developing a conceptual framework for Identity Fraud Profiling, 9-11 June, Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Information Systems at the J.E. Cairnes Graduate School of Business & Public Policy, 9-11 June National University of Ireland, Galway.

Parwada, J. T., Walter, T. S., and Winchester, D. W. (2007) ‘Foreign investors’ trading disadvantage in US stock markets: An analysis by country of origin’. In Financial Services Institute 2007 – Financial Services: Imports or Exports, presented at Financial Services Institute, New York, 14 September 2007. Won a best paper award.

Jamieson, R J., Stephens, G., & Winchester, D W. (2007) Identity Fraud: The Player Landscape in Australia, pp. 770-779. In M. Toleman, A. Cater-Steel, D. Roberts (Eds). ACIS2007 Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, 5-7 December 2007. Published by The University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia, ISBN 9780909756963.

Jamieson, R., Stephens, G., & Winchester, D. (2007) Participants Involved In Identity Fraud. Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 11, New Zealand, July, pp. 1-6.

Jamieson, R., Stephens, G., & Winchester, D. (2007) An Identity Fraud Model Categorising Perpetrators, Channels, Methods of Attack, Victims and Organisational Impacts. Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 11, New Zealand, July, pp. 1-14.

Smith, S., Jamieson, R., & Winchester, D. (2007) An Action Research Program to Improve Information Systems Security Compliance across Government Agencies. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 40, pp. 1-10.

Jamieson, R., Winchester, D., & Smith, S. (2007) Development of a Conceptual Framework for Managing Identity Fraud. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 40, pp. 1-10.


Non-refereed Publications

Wegner, D. & Winchester, D. 2020, COVID-19: Cash is Still King, Australian Institute of Business Review, Issue: 1, Adelaide, Australia.