Dr. Anne Burke graduated from DCU with a first-class honours MSc degree in the Management and Application of Information Technology in Accounting in 1999. Prior to joining academia Anne, a qualified Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA), enjoyed an 11-year career as an accountant in the public sector where her work involved auditing, financial accounting and the implementation of SAP and Agresso ERP systems. Anne joined LYIT in 2001 as a lecturer in the Department of Business Studies. Since joining in 2001, she has acted as Head of Department of the Department of Law and Humanities for 2 years and she is currently Joint Programme Director of the DBA programme and senior lecturer for sustainable strategic development within the Faculty of Business. Anne’s previous roles included programme co-ordinator for both the MBS in Innovation and Leadership and the MSc in Leadership and Innovation in the Public Service. She pursued and graduated with a PhD around Information Systems Strategic Alignment under the supervision of Dr. Joe McDonagh in Trinity College Dublin.

Research & Engagement

Anne currently delivers a module on the MSc in Leadership and Innovation in the Public Service, specifically in the area of Change Management and Organisational Culture. This module emphasises the importance of organisational culture as an enabler of sustainability. Beyond her academic contributions, Anne extends her impact into the community by serving as a Non-Executive Board Member of several Not-for-Profit Organizations.

Interested in working on

Research projects in the areas of auditing, corporate governance, entrepreneurship, action learning, processual research, IT-business alignment, and Corporate Social Responsibility. Anne is particularly interested in supervising processual case studies.

Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):