Rahat Munir

Rahat Munir

Professor Rahat Munir is Head of the Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance and Professor of Accounting. His research expertise includes management accounting systems, performance measurement systems, CSR & sustainability, corporate governance, management control systems, political connections, whistleblowing and banking systems. He has published in leading international journals as well as presented at international conferences and seminars in many parts of the world. He has worked in senior academic and industry leadership roles for 25 years, is actively involved in learning & teaching and research activities. Prior to entering academia, Professor Munir worked in the banking sector.  With extensive experience in all forms of academic endeavours, he offers an unbeatable track-record of excellence in curriculum development, research leadership, change management, building teams, effective human resource and financial management. He provide media commentary on business and tertiary education, employability and skills for life, future of accounting profession, forensic governance, CSR and performance management practices.

Professor Munir has earned numerous national and international research and teaching awards, including the 2015 VC’s Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, 2013 VC’s Award for Programs that Enhance Learning and 2012 Dean’s Teaching Excellence. His academic contributions have also been recognised at the national level through awarding 2015 Excellence – Achievement in Academia by CPA Australia, and 2014 Business/Higher Education Roundtable Award for Excellence in Accounting Teaching Collaboration. At the international level his contributions have been recognised through shortlisting for the Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Award 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania in the Nurturing Employability Award category. He has served as Undergraduate and Postgraduate Program Director at Macquarie University.


  • PhD in Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • MComm in Accounting
  • FCPA (CPA Australia)
  • CA (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand)

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