Prof Dato’ Hasnah Haron (2017)

Prof Dato’ Hasnah Haron is Professor and Dean of the Institute Postgraduate Studies at the Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia, which she joined in July 2015. At the University, she set up the Centre of Governance and Integrity at the Faculty of Industrial Managementand currently is the Chief Editor of the Journal of Governance and Integrity at the Centre.

She was formerly attached to Universiti Sains Malaysia; where she had more than 25 years of academic experience and was the founding Dean of the Graduate School of Business at that University. She was also a member of Economics and Finance Cluster, Majlis Profesor Negara Malaysia, at the Ministry of Higher Education from 2014 to 2016. Her areas of special interest in teaching, research and research supervision are Auditing, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics, Service Quality and Accounting Education. She has successfully supervised more than 20 PhD and DBA students.

Professor Hasnah was a member of the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC)from 2011 to 2014. Her active role in the academic and in the professional accounting circles, has shaped her publications. She has not only published in internationally refereed journals but also in Professional Accountancy Journals. Emerald Publishing gave he the Outstanding Author Contribution Award in 2011.

Professor Hasnah continues her involvement in many consultancy projects that include the development of a corporate integrity system in Malaysia with Institute Integriti Malaysia; and has acted as the lead consultant to examine the effectiveness of the parole system with the Prison Department of Malaysia. She serves as a non-executive director of a company and has recently been appointed as Chairman of Audit Committee of Sultan Mizan Antarctic Research Foundation. She is also the lead consultant for to develop the Anti Bribery Management System Checklist and Dashboard.

Professor Hasnah holds a Diploma in Accountancy, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia; BSc. (Accountancy) from the Northern Illinois University ,USA,; MBA (Accounting) from Governors State University, USA; and a Ph.D. (Auditing) from the University of Hull, UK.

She is a professional member of CPA Australia; a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountant; and a Fellow of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia.

The Institute of Certified Management Accountants is honoured to induct Prof Dato’ Hasnah Haron to the Global Accounting Hall of Fame® for her services to the profession in Malaysia.

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