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Dr Subhan Ullah

Bcom (Unviersity of Peshawar, Pakistan), MBA (University of Peshawar, Pakistan), MSc Accounting and Financial Management (Lancaster University), PhD (The Open University), Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (University of Hull), CPA (CPA Australia), Senior Fellow (Higher Education Academy)
Associate Professor in Accounting

Department: Accounting
Tel: +44 (0) 115 7487571
Location: C01 (Si Yuan Building, Jubilee Campus)

Dr Subhan Ullah is Associate Professor in Accounting and Departmental Research Director at Nottingham University Business School. He is a member of the Advisory Board of research policy ThinkTank, Alternate Solutions Institute, Pakistan. He is currently Associate Editor at: (a) International Journal of Finance & Economics (Wiley), and, (b) Environment, Development and Sustainability (Springer).

Subhan has 17 years of academic experience. Prior to joining Nottingham, he was a Lecturer in Accounting and Programme Director of MSc Accounting and Finance at the University of Hull. He has extensive experience of teaching in several institutions, including, Nottingham Trent University, University of Buckingham, The Open University, COMSATS University (Pakistan), University of Peshawar (Pakistan) and Allied Bank Limited (Training Academy).

Subhan Ullah is a Senior Fellow of HEA and is a member of CPA (Australia). His research in the area of corporate governance appears in leading international journals, namely, British Journal of Management, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, International Review of Financial Analysis, International Journal of Finance and Economics, Annals of Operations Research, Journal of Business Research, Industrial Marketing Management, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Journal of Environmental Management, and others.

Subhan has examined several doctoral and master dissertations in the UK and abroad. Since 2017, he is member of the Academic Council and Board of Studies at Abasyn University, Peshawar (Pakistan).

He has been involved in several impactful research projects, including ESRC IAA funded project on 'Women's
voice in fragile contexts' which can be accessed from URL:

His research on governance, and Covid Crisis appears on the websites of leading international policy making bodies, like the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), World Health Organisation, and The Global Innovation Magazine.

He frequently appears on television Talk Shows in Pakistan, and his work is featured in leading international media outlets like Foreign Policy News, and the Conversation.

Areas of Expertise
Subhan's research interests include issues relating to: corporate governance, governance disclosure, CSR disclosure, sustainability reporting, corporate disclosure on modern slavery, disclosure on global warming and climate change. He has also a strong interest in market-based accounting research.

Administrative Roles
Departmental Research Director (Accounting)

School Committee Memberships
Research & Knowledge Exchange Committee (Formerly RD) 2020
Social and Environmental Responsibility Group
Subhan is module convenor of the following modules:


Contemporary Issues in Accounting (BUSI3129)
Intermediate Corporate Reporting (BUSI2143)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

Subhan is currently supervising the following Research Students:

Adham Hawash
Faiza Zafar
Heba Aboelkheir
Muhammad Irfan
Noora Alsalmi

The following lists my publications from 2014 to the present day.

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