Prof Mahbub Zaman| Profile

Mahbub Zaman (BA Hons LSB, MA Essex, PhD Manchester) is Professor of Accounting at Hull University, UK. He has internationally recognised expertise in corporate governance, sustainability, auditing and assurance, and coroporate reporting.

Previously, he was Professor at QUT, Brisbane, Australia and Associate Professor and PhD Programme Director at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK.

His Visiting/Honorary Professor postions include: Australia - Deakin University, Melbourne; Canada - UQAM Montreal; Denmark - Aarhus University; Malaysia - University of Malaya; New Zealand - Massey University; USA - University of Florida.

His contributions to senior level university leadership includes experience as member of the Faculty Leadership Team as well as: Chair, Faculty of Business Law and Politics Professoriate; Director, Early Careers Academics (FBLP);  University Senate Member; University Research Committee Member.

He has internationally recognised expertise, acquired over nearly two decades of research and teaching, in Auditing, Corporate Governance and Sustainability. His experience includes:

Professor Zaman has published in leading journals including:

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 sustainability.

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