Professor Mahbub Zaman

Professor Mahbub Zaman

Professsor of Accounting

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • Hull University Business School

Summary

Professor Mahbub Zaman is the Professor of Accounting at Hull University Business School and an internationally-recognised expert with nearly two decades' experience of research and teaching in auditing and corporate governance. He was previously Professor and Head of Research at the School of Accountancy, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, and Associate Professor and Director of the PhD (Accounting and Finance) Programme at the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. Mahbub has also had roles at Glasgow, Exeter and Aberystwyth universities, and been a visiting professor at Aarhus University (Denmark), Deakin University Melbourne (Australia) and the University of Florida (USA).

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Climate governance effects on carbon disclosure and performance

Bui, B., Houqe, M. N., & Zaman, M. (in press). Climate governance effects on carbon disclosure and performance. The British accounting review, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2019.100880

Enterprise risk management and firm performance: Role of the risk committee

Malik, M. F., Zaman, M., & Buckby, S. (2020). Enterprise risk management and firm performance: Role of the risk committee. Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcae.2019.100178

CEO compensation and sustainability reporting assurance: Evidence from the UK

Al-Shaer, H., & Zaman, M. (2017). CEO compensation and sustainability reporting assurance: Evidence from the UK. Journal of Business Ethics, 158(1), 233–252. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3735-8

Corporate governance, critical junctures and ethnic politics: Ownership and boards in Malaysia

Mohamad-Yusof, N. Z., Wickramasinghe, D., & Zaman, M. (2018). Corporate governance, critical junctures and ethnic politics: Ownership and boards in Malaysia. Critical Perspectives On Accounting, 55, 33-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2017.12.006

Credibility of sustainability reports: The contribution of audit committees

Al-Shaer, H., & Zaman, M. (2018). Credibility of sustainability reports: The contribution of audit committees. Business strategy and the environment : BSE, 27(7), 973-986. https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2046

Postgraduate supervision

Mahbub is interested in supervising students in auditing, sustainability, corporate governance and reporting. Completed PhDs Supervised and / or examined (full-time and visiting) doctoral students from the UK, Spain, Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Thailand, Malaysia and Bangladesh.