Auditing & Governance | Profile
Professor Mahbub Zaman (BA Hons LSB, MA Essex, PhD Manchester) has internatioanlly recognised expertise, acquired over nearly two decades of research and teaching, in Auditing and Corporate Governance. His experience includes:
- Professor of Auditing and Corporate Governance
- Head of Research, School of Accountancy
- Leader of the Auditing & Financial Reporting Group
at QUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, and associate professor and Director of the PhD (A&F) Programme, at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK. He has held positions at University of Glasgow, University of Exeter and Aberystwyth University.
Mahbub has been a visiting professor at: Aarhus University (Denmark); Deakin University Melbourne (Australia) and University of Florida (USA).
Professor Zaman has has published in:
- Journal of Banking & Finance [Ranked A star (highest), ABDC]
- Journal of Business Finance & Accounting
- Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal
- Corporate Governance: International Review
- International Journal of Auditing
- Journal of Management & Governance
Focusing on the intersection of auditing, reporting and governance and using mixed methods (archival, survey and qualitative) and multiple (agency, institutional and power) theoretical perspectives he brings novel insights to the literature and contributes to understanding of issues relevant to policy and practice. His key contributions and on-going research relate to audit committee and board effectiveness, audit quality, auditor reporting, standard setting and regulation, governance and performance.
- Published in internationally leading journals with around 900 Google Scholar citations, including 500 for his four papers on audit committees and governance.
- Expertise and interests include: audit committees, audit quality, auditor reporting, board effectiveness, ethical investments and Islamic banking, internal audit, risk management, standard setting and regulation.
- Research funding from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and QUT High Potential Research Grant (HPRG).
- Supervised over 10 PhD and numerous Masters students; examined over 10 PhD students.