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Professor Gabriël A Moens

Curtin University and Emeritus Professor at the University of Queensland. Australia

Professor Gabriël A Moens is Professor of Law and Director of Research, Curtin Law School. He is also Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Queensland. Prior to his current positions he served as Pro Vice Chancellor (Law, Business and Information Technology) and as a long-serving Dean and Professor of Law at Murdoch University. He also served as Professor of Law and Head, Graduate School of Law, University of Notre Dame Australia and as Garrick Professor of Law and Director, The Australian Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law, The University of Queensland. He undertakes teaching and research in Constitutional Law, Banking Law, European Union Law, International Commercial Law, International Arbitration Law and Comparative Law. He also teaches International Business Law and European Union Law at the University of Notre Dame, London Law Centre. Professor Moens is a past winner of a University of Queensland Excellence in Teaching Award. In 1999, he received the Australian Award for University Teaching in Law and Legal Studies. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Trade and Business Law Review. In 2003, the Prime Minister of Australia awarded him the Australian Centenary Medal for services to education. In 1995-1996 he was a Visiting Professor of Law at J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Utah. He served as a Visiting Professor of Law at Loyola University, New Orleans School of Law in 2002-2003. In 1997 and 2000 he successfully coached the T C Beirne School of Law (The University of Queensland) team to win the prestigious Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria. He also co-coached the winning City University of Hong Kong team in the Ninth Willem C Vis (East) Moot in 2012 and the 20th Willem C Vis Moot in Vienna in 2013. He is a Fellow (FCIArb) and Chartered Arbitrator (CArb) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London and Fellow and Deputy Secretary General of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the ACICA Review and is the co-author of a Commentary to the ACICA Arbitration Rules. Professor Moens is a Membre Titulaire, International Academy of Comparative Law, Paris, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM WA) and a Director of the College of Law Western Australia. In 1998, the Asian Development Bank, Manila retained him to train officials of the Ministry of Law and Justice of his Majesty's Government of Nepal. He has taught extensively in the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and the United States. He is co-author of The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia Annotated (8th ed, 2012), Jurisprudence of Liberty (2nd. ed. 2011), Commercial Law of the European Union, 2010, and International Trade and Business: Law, Policy and Ethics (2nd ed, 2006).

 

Professor Dr. Danture Wickramasinghe

University of Glasgow, UK

Danture Wickramasinghe is professor of Accounting and Finance at University of Glasgow. He has joined Glasgow after 19 years of research and teaching at the University of Manchester and a 1 and ½ years at the University of Hull as Professor of Management Accounting and the Director of the Centre for Accounting and Accountability Research. Previously, he has taught management accounting and related subjects at the University of Colombo (Sri Lanka) and the University of Ruhuna (Sri Lanka), and had a visiting appointment at Paris-Dauphine University, France. Formerly, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Management and Finance and the Head of the Department of Commerce at the University of Colombo, and the Head of the Department of Business Administration at the University of Ruhuna. At Manchester, he was the Programme Director of M.Sc. (Accounting & Finance) programme and the Coordinator of the Management Accounting Module on the MBA-worldwide programme.

 

He has produced a number of research papers out of a large project funded by CIMA and has publications in international journals including Accountability, Auditing, and Accountability Journal, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Advances in Public Interest in Accounting, Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavioural & Research and Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change. He is the co-author of Management Accounting Change: Approaches and Perspectives (2007), a social theory based management accounting text, a guest editor of the special issue on Management Accounting in Less-developed Countries (2007) at Accounting and Organizational Change and the co-editor of Handbook of Accounting and Development (2012). He continues researching on management accounting issues in both advanced capitalist countries and emerging/ less-developed countries. Professor Wickramasinghe has over 25 years of experience as an enthusiastic and talented university teacher at undergraduate, postgraduate and MBS levels, has produced a number of PhDs, supervised 100s of Master's dissertations, and acted as internal and external examiner for over 10 PhD candidates. He is a regular speaker at research and professional forums, including the workshops organized by CIMA. Currently, he is the Chief External Examiner at Manchester Metropolitan University and the External Examiner at the University of Aberdeen and continues PhD supervision at Manchester.

 

Professor Dr. Kamran Ahmed

La Trobe Business School, Australia

Kamran Ahmed is Professor of Accounting, La Trobe Business School. He was Head of School of accounting from 2006-2010. Professor Ahmed began his academic career in Australia in 1988 at the Australian National University, and later had academic appointments at Victoria University of Wellington and the University of New England prior to joining La Trobe University in 1999. He had visiting appointments at the University of British Columbia, Exeter University, the University of Houston and Monash University. Professor Ahmed's research interests are corporate disclosure, corporate accounting policy choice, earnings management, international accounting harmonization, accounting and reporting practices in South Asia, and microfinance reporting. Professor Ahmed has published in such scholarly journals as Abacus, Accounting and Business Research, Accounting Education, Accounting and Finance, British Accounting Review, Corporate Governance: an International Review, Critical Perspective on Accounting, International Journal of Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, and Journal of International Accounting Research. Professor Ahmed has supervised several Honors, Master and Ph.D. candidates. He is currently on the editorial board of several journals including International Journal of Accounting, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change, and Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, and has been an adhoc reviewer for several other reputed refereed journals.

 

Professor Dr. Musa Mangena

Nottingham University, United Kingdom

Musa Mangena joined the Nottingham Business School as Professor in September 2011. Previously he was a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the Bradford University School of Management. He has taught on a wide range of postgraduate and undergraduate modules, including Business Accounting (MBA); Accounting and Finance (MSc); Strategic Accounting (MSc); Corporate Accountability (MSc); Strategic Accounting and Management Control (Level 3); Corporate Reporting (Level 3); International Accounting (Level 3); Corporate Financial Analysis (Level 2); Financial Accounting (Level 2) and Introduction to Accounting and Finance (Level 1). He has also undertaken other academic roles including director of studies for the BSc Accounting and Finance; director of studies for the BSc Financial Planning (which he designed); Course Approval and Review; Undergraduate Programmes Committee and Doctoral Research Board.

 

He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Chartered Secretary. Prior to joining the academia, Musa spent many years in the financial services sector where he held senior positions in different functions such as banking operations, financial markets operations and finance and administration. He also managed a US$75 million World Bank funded project involving enterprise development in Africa, supporting small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs).Musa is the Co-ordinator for the Money, Finance and Risk (MFR) Research Group and is a member of the Research Policy Group (RPG).

 

Professor Dr. Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

Nova Southeastern University, USA

Cheryl Duckworth is a professor of Conflict Resolution at Nova Southeastern University. A peace-building program leader and conflict resolution policy analyst, she has served such organizations as the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy and the Center for International Education. She has lived in Zimbabwe and Paraguay, and published and presented globally on her two passions, peace education and peace economics, exploring ways to transform the economic, political, social and psychological root causes of war and violence. Selected publications include her book which explores the role of dignity in social movements, Land and Dignity in Paraguay, and an article on her implementation of critical peace education curriculum in a juvenile detention home. A proponent of engaged scholarship, she co-edited Conflict Resolution and the Scholarship of Engagement: Partnerships Transforming Conflict, which examines how engaged scholarship can enhance the field of conflict resolution. In 2014, she published Teaching About Terror: 9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classrooms, which analyzes the narrative today's students are receiving about 9/11, and the implications of this for global peace and conflict. Most recently, she contributed a chapter to The Changing Dynamics of Terrorism and Violent Extremism: An Analysis (Volume II).

 

Dr. Duckworth has trained hundreds of students, teachers and community leaders in peace education and conflict resolution both in the US and internationally. Currently she serves as the faculty advisor of NSU's Peace Education Working Group and on the Advisory Board of the Hope Development Organization, a women's rights and peace building organization in Pakistan, and Women's Promise, which advocates for and empowers women's leadership for peace globally. She has also appeared on peace-building related media, such as PRESSedent and The Doug Noll Show.

 

Duckworth teaches qualitative research methods, foundations of conflict resolution, History, Memory and Conflict Resolution, and peace education. She is active in the International Studies Association, the Comparative and International Education Society and the International Peace Research Association. As a model of engaged scholarship and student-centered curriculum, she also developed a Global Hybrid Course which examined peace education and peace building in Morocco. She also blogs at Teach for Peace.

Professor Dr. Bjoren Willy Aamo

Bodoe Graduate school of Business University of Norland Bodoe, Norway

Bjørn Willy Åmo works as a professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the Bodø Graduate School of Business at University of Norland, Norway. He has published more than 50 ISI papers in various research journals on different topics of entrepreneurship. His research interests relate to entrepreneurship education, corporate entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, social entrepreneurship and business start-up. He is also a senior reviewer of many international journals of repute and performed guest editor services in many conferences. He teaches Marketing, entrepreneurship and small business management as well as in research methods. He is a member of the Norwegian Global Entrepreneurship Monitor team.

 

Professor Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia

Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid is Professor of Political Science, School of Distance Education, and Consultant Researcher with the Centre for Policy Research and International Studies (CenPRIS), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia. In 2008-09 and 2015-16, he held Visiting Fellowships with the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), and the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore, respectively. Trained as a political scientist and political economist at the universities of Oxford, Leeds and Newcastle, United Kingdom, his research interests lie within the field of political Islam in Southeast Asia. Ahmad Fauzi has published fifty scholarly articles in leading journals such as Indonesia and the Malay World, Islamic Studies, Asian Studies Review, Southeast Asian Studies, Journal of Asian and African Studies, Asian Journal of Political Science, Japanese Journal of Political Science, Asian Survey, Pacific Affairs, Sojourn, Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Contemporary Southeast Asia, The Round Table and Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society. He regularly contributes book chapters to edited volumes; recent ones include 'Religious Diversity in Malaysia: Between Islamic Orthodoxy, Unorthodoxy and Deviancy', in Mohamed Nawab Mohamed Osman (ed.), Islam and Peacebuilding in the Asia-Pacific (Singapore: World Scientific, 2018); 'Islamic education in Malaysia: Between neoliberalism and political priorities in light of the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2015' (with Mohd Haris Zuan Jaharudin), in Cynthia Joseph (ed.), Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education: Education Reforms, Nationalism and Neoliberalism (London and New York: Routledge, 2018) and the latest, 'Islam, Political Culture and Practical Spirituality in Kedah, a State in Northwestern Malaysia', in Ananta Kumar Giri (ed.), Practical Spirituality and Human Development: Creative Experiments for Alternative Futures (Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). Ahmad Fauzi's published research monographs bear such titles asIslamic Education in Malaysia (RSIS, 2010), Political Islam and Islamist Politics in Malaysia (ISEAS, 2013), Middle Eastern Influences on Islamist Organizations in Malaysia: The Cases of ISMA, IRF and HTM (ISEAS, 2016) and The Extensive Salafization of Malaysian Islam (ISEAS, 2016). Ahmad Fauzi's research has earned him airtime over international media outlets such as Singapore's Channel News Asia and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), besides giving occasional commentaries over Malaysia's media channels such as The Star, The Edge, The Malay Mail Online and Free Malaysia Today. In May 2017, Ahmad Fauzi represented Malaysia at the Russia – Islamic World Strategic Meeting held in Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russian Federation. Since January 2019, Ahmad Fauzi has been chief editor of Kajian Malaysia: Journal of Malaysian Studies (USM Press).

 

Professor Dr. Muhd Fadhil Nuruddin

Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia

Dr. Muhd Fadhil Nuruddin is a professor of Concrete at Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia. He has had more than 30 years of working experience. He began his career as a Site Engineer at a construction company before joining the academic world in 1985. He is a registered Professional Engineer (PEng) and a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (MIEM). He is also a Fellow and a Council Member of the Concrete Society of Malaysia (FCSM). He also holds a position as the Vice President of the Malaysian Geopolymer Society. Amongst his research interests are geopolymer concrete, cement replacement materials, structural integrity and durability of concrete. To date, he has published / presented more than 200 papers at national and international levels conferences and journals. He had also won numerous awards in research exhibition and competition. Professor Ir. Dr. Muhd Fadhil Nuruddin is currently the editor for Malaysian Construction Research Journal (MCRJ) and is also involved as an assessor in accreditation of Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering at the institutions of higher learning.

 

Asst. Prof. Dr. Kashan Pirzada

University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

Kashan Pirzada is an assistant professor of Accounting at the College of Business, Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz, School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia. He has joined TISSA-UUM after 12 years of research and teaching at the University of Malaya, Institute of Business Management, SMI University and PAF-KIET University. He is a qualified Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and Chairman Advisory Board of Global Academy of Training & Research, Malaysia. Dr. Pirzada working experience includes an extraordinarily diverse range of University programmes and conferences, editorial activities, international study, and professional internships. He is the founding editor of the Global Journal of Business and Social Science Review, Accounting and Finance Review, Journal of Business and Economics Review and Journal of Finance and Banking Review that are indexed in several prestigious databases.

 

Dr. Pirzada research interests focus on corporate governance; corporate disclosure and consequences; corporate social responsibility and sustainability and Institutional Ownership and Capital Structure effects and has published in International academic journals, such as Elsevier Journal of Social and Behavioural Sciences, British Accounting and Finance; Polish Journal of Management Studies; Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues, and International Journal of Economics and Management.

 

Dr. Pirzada has supervised a number of Master and Ph.D. candidate and act as an external examiner. He has been a lead guest editor for Elsevier Procedia of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Pertanika of Social Sciences and Humanities, and International Journal of Economics and Management. He is currently on the editorial board of several ISI & Scopus journals, including Polish Journal of Management Studies, International Trade and Business Law Review and International Journal of Ethics and Systems. He is a regular speaker at research and professional forums, including the workshops.

Dr. Nabeel Abedalaziz

University of Malaya, Malaysia

Dr. Nabeel Abedalaziz is a senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Malaya/Malaysia wherehe teaches courses in measurement and evaluation, educational research, Measurement theory, psychological testing, data analysis of quantitative research, qualitative approaches in evaluation, instrument design and item development, and statistics. He obtains his Ph.D in Educational Psychology major in Measurement and Evaluation at Amman Arab University of graduate study/Jordan. He was worked at UNRWA institutes from 1997-2009. Majority of his research uses quantitative and Differential Item Functioning (DIF) approaches and cognitive beliefs system in the field of educational psychology.

 

Professor Dr. Chang Kam Hock

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

Dr. Chang Kam Hock is a professor at the Medical Education Unit of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak and a trainer and consultant of QSR International Pty., Australia for computer aided qualitative data analysis software, like NVivo (version 7, 8, 9 & 10). He is also a member scholar of the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, University of Alberta and an advisor to Merlien Institute, Singapore for Computer-Aided Qualitative Research. Dr. Chang supervises master and doctoral degrees and actively conducts qualitative research. He also presents papers in scientific conferences and workshops, both nationally and internationally, and reviews the manuscripts of several journals, which include the Qualitative Health Research journal, SAGE.

 

Dr. Muhammad Bashir Alkali

University of Malaya, Malaysia

Barrister Muhammad Bashir Alkali is an experienced academician and holds PhD in Sharia and from University of Malaya. He, inter alia, holds Combined LLB (Maiduguri 1985), Barrister at Law (Lagos 1988) and LLM (London 1989). He served as Chief Magistrate, Tribunal Chairman, Director of Courts, HOD Sociology, University Legal Adviser, Company Secretary, Director S.G.S., Sub-Dean Social and Management Sciences and Dean of Law in Nigeria. He holds the traditional title of SHETTIMA (Deputy Legal Adviser) in the Palace of the Shehu (King) of Borno State in Nigeria.