Program Coordinator - BScBA in Accounting
Dr. Umar Nawaz Kayani is working as Assistant Professor at Al Falah University, Dubai. He graduated from Lincoln University, New Zealand with a Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance. Recently, he completed his post-Doctoral fellowship from the Istanbul Sehir University, Turkey. He was awarded Lincoln University Doctoral Scholarship and Lincoln University Summer Research Scholarship. During his stay at Lincoln University, New Zealand he worked as a teaching and research fellow as well.
He was actively involved in community engagement as a member of the Post-Graduate Committee and as a member of the Student’s Voice Committee of Lincoln University Student’s Association. Dr. Umar has published in various renowned and reputed journals of Accounting and Finance and is a reviewer for many renowned international journals and served as conference chair for various international conferences. He has presented his research work at various international conferences; he won the outstanding paper award at 17th Global Business Research Conference, Tokyo, Japan. He has supervised a number of MBA and MPhil students.
Besides academia, he also worked as Quality Assurance and Accreditation Expert for more than 10 years at the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC). HEC is a regulatory body for the higher educational institutions of Pakistan. The main functions of HEC are to fund, oversee, regulate, and accredit the higher educational institutions of Pakistan.