Professor Mohammad Nurunnabi, PhD, SFHEA, FRSA, FAIA (Acad), CMBE, CMA, CPA is the director of the GIFTZ Center also the Aide to the President on Research, Ranking and Internationalization, and Chair of the Department of Accounting at Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia. He is an Academic Visitor (Senior Member) of St Antony's College, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom. Previously he has taught in University of East London, United Kingdom (UK), University of Bedfordshire (UK), and Edge Hill University (UK). Prior to his academic career, he worked as a financial team member in ADVFN Plc (covers in excess of 70 stock exchanges from across the globe), London, UK. He holds a PhD with an outright pass (no corrections) from the University of Edinburgh, UK. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Chartered Management Accountant (CMA), a senior fellow of Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), UK, an academic fellow of the Association of International Accountants (FAIA-Acad), fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), and Certified Management & Business Educator (CMBE). He is an academic member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), European Accounting Association (EAA), British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), and American Accounting Association (AAA). He has been active within the accounting profession and is a Vice President (Education) of the IMA Riyadh Chapter, Saudi Arabia and a Global Advisory member of the Diversity Thought Leadership Pipeline (DTLP) Committee of the IMA, USA.
His most recent book is "The Role of the State and Accounting Transparency"
(Routledge: London and New York). He has published over 130 articles in international journals including ABDC Ranked, ERA Ranked,
ABS Ranked and Scopus/ISI indexed. His paper was ranked first in 2014, 2015 and 2016 as the most downloaded published articles in
Research in Accounting Regulation. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of PSU Research Review: An International Journal, Emerald, and
Series Editor-in-Chief of Contributions to International Accounting. He serves on the editorial boards over 20 journals.
He is also the reviewer of 97 leading international journals.
He has received numerous prestigious researches and teaching awards including Prince Sultan University President’s
Distinguished Research Award (2020), the IMA Faculty Leadership Award from Institute of Management Accountants (IMA),
USA in 2017, ‘Outstanding Research Certificate’ (2015), Certificate of Appreciation on ‘Financial Leadership and Reporting’
from ACCA (2014), Recognition of ‘Outstanding Service as an IMA Campus Advocate’ from Institute of Management
Accountants (IMA), USA in 2014, USA and ‘Academic Excellence in Research and Teaching’ Award from Channel S,
UK based TV Channel in 2013. He was awarded a Platinum Lever Leader by the Institute of Management Accountants
(IMA) in 2019. He has significantly contributed to G20 Saudi Arabia and principal investigators for several policy papers.
He is also conducting policy papers with The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and
The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). He is a regular invited speaker for international conferences and
policy forums. He is also a regulatory reviewer of government regulations on SME in Saudi Arabia.
He is one of the founding leaders of the Global SME Policy Network (GSPN).
He is contributing to policy issues on Global SME, Tax, IFRS, and Labour Market.
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