Professor David Gilchrist is Chairman of Australian Scholarships Limited. He is a chartered accountant and holds a PhD in economic history from the University of Notre Dame, Australia.
David is professor of accounting at the University of Western Australia. He is convenor of the Not-for-Profits Research Group, and chief investigator and convenor of the Australian Non-profit Accounting Standards Project. He is also a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board Academic Advisory Panel.
As Foundation Co-Director in Not-for-profit Studies at the NFPO Research Centre Hebei GEO University, Peoples’ Republic of China, he is an active participant of the Greater China Australia Public Sector Dialogue.
David became a Fellow of the Western Australian Parliament in 2021.