Dr. Umar Nawaz Kayani is an energetic and ambitious academician and researcher who graduated from Lincoln University, New Zealand with a Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance. 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 Post-Graduate Committee and as a member of Student’s Voice Committee of Lincoln University Student’s Association. Dr. Umar has published in various renowned and reputed journals of Accounting and Finance. 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 number of MBA and MPhil students. Besides academia, he also worked in the higher education regulatory sector for a decade as Quality Assurance and Accreditation expert.


Ph.D. (Accounting and Finance)

Lincoln University, New Zealand

MPhil (Government and Public Policy)

National Defense University, Islamabad, Pakistan

MBA (Finance)

Foundation University, Islamabad, Pakistan

BSc (Mathematics and Physics)

University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan


  • Certified Public Accountant, Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Pakistan.


  • Member, Assessment Review and Auditing Committee
  • Member, Advising, Admission, and Transfers Committee
  • Member, Scientific Research Committee
  • Accounting Internship Supervisor


  • Principles of Accounting (1)
  • Intermediate Accounting (1)
  • Managerial Finance