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Dr Mahbub Zaman joined the School in September 2003 and was promoted to senior lecturer in 2005. He obtained his PhD from the (then) Manchester School of Accounting & Finance, University of Manchester in 2003. His thesis is titled “Beyond Formal Governance Structures and Processes: An Institutional and Power Analysis of Corporate Audit Committees”.
Mahbub was a visiting scholar at the Fisher School of Accounting, University of Florida, US and at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. He is a member of the European Auditing Research Network. Previously he has served on the executive committee of the British Accounting Association Auditing SIG, and now serves as the secretary of the British Accounting Association Corporate Governance Group.
Mahbub is currently the PhD (Accounting & Finance) Programme Director.
Main research interests are Auditing and Corporate Governance:
- effect of audit committees on financial reporting, internal controls and risk management and external auit
- auditor independence, non-audit services and ethical standards
- demand for audit and assurance services in different institutional/regulatory settings
- risk management and control in parent-subsidiary organizations
- regulation of auditing
Mahbub's research has received funding from the ICAEW and the ACCA. He uses both both qualitative and quantiative to research auditing and governace issues and has published in Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Accounting Forum, British Accounting Review, Corporate Governance An International Review, Critical Perspectives in Accounting and Journal of Management & Governance.