Coordinator of the Postgraduate Program in Accounting Sciences (PPGCC-UFU)

Ricardo Rocha de Azevedo holds a PhD in Controllership and Accounting from FEARP-USP (2016). Master in Controllership and Accounting from FEARP-USP (2014). Postgraduate in City Manager (2013), with a degree in Accounting Science (2009) and Computer Systems (2005). He has been coordinator of the Postgraduate Program in Accounting Sciences (PPGCC-UFU) at the Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU) since 2021. He was a public accounting consultant with more than 15 years of experience, and was an internal audit accountant for the City Hall of Ribeirão Preto. He is currently a representative of the academy in the accounting standardization technical groups at the National Treasury Secretariat-STN. Member of the Permanent Committee on Accounting Applied to the Public Sector of the Federal Accounting Council (CP-CASP/CFC). He is a member of the Research Group "Public Sector Accounting & Governance in Brazil" (PSAG), linked to FEARP-USP, and of the research group "Financial Resilience of Contemporary Cities", of the Institute for Advanced Studies at USP (IEA-USP) . He has been associate editor of the Revista de Contabilidade e Organizações (RCO-USP) since 2019. He was general coordinator of the 3rd UFU Accounting Congress and scientific coordinator of the 4th UFU Accounting Congress. He coordinated the Public Accounting area at the USP 2020 Congress. He has been dedicated to research in the areas of public accounting, government auditing, social accountability, government planning, public budgeting (public, participatory and results budget literature), public sector accounting standards , IPSAS, internal control, accounting reforms.

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