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Dr Pallab Biswas, Otago Business SchoolSenior Lecturer
PhD (UWA). MBA (Dhaka)

Tel +64 3 479 8108
Office OBS 4.18

Dr Pallab Biswas joined the University of Otago in February 2016. Prior to this, he worked at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and the University of Western Australia. He obtained his PhD in Accounting & Finance from the University of Western Australia and an MBA in Accounting from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has experience in teaching both Financial and Management Accounting at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Research interests

  • Corporate governance in emerging countries;
  • Corporate social responsibility reporting
  • Capital market disclosure.


Matemane, R., Moloi, T., Adelowotan, M., & Biswas, P. K. (2023). The use of non-financial performance metrics in determining directors’ remuneration: The case of listed companies in South Africa. African Journal of Business Ethics, 17(1), 22-44. doi: 10.15249/17-1-301

Biswas, P. K., Bala, S. K., & Mandal, P. (2023). Audit committee diligence: Do independent directors matter? Accounting Research Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/ARJ-09-2021-0278

Sattar, M., Biswas, P. K., & Roberts, H. (2023). Private firm performance: Do women directors matter? Meditari Accountancy Research, 31(3), 602-634. doi: 10.1108/MEDAR-03-2021-1233

Biswas, P. K., Chapple, L., Roberts, H., & Stainback, K. (2023). Board gender diversity and women in senior management. Journal of Business Ethics, 182, 177-198. doi: 10.1007/s10551-021-04979-x

Kennett, H., Diaz-Rainey, I., Biswas, P. K., & Kuruppuarachchi, D. (2023). Climate transition risk in New Zealand equities. Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, 13(2), 868-892. doi: 10.1080/20430795.2021.1904774

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