Professor Rahat Munir is the Head of the Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. With over 30 years of experience, he has been instrumental in leading organisational development and change projects. He is internationally renowned for his expertise in curriculum development, innovative learning and teaching practices, quality academic standards, and research. He has established successful research and teaching collaborations with professional accounting bodies and universities in China, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Europe.
Professor Munir has published over 100 articles, books, book chapters and conference proceedings in top tear research outlets, including A*/A ABDC ranked journals. Professor Munir serves on various high-level committees and advisory boards and has been invited to deliver keynote lectures and policy presentations at international conferences and public sector institutions. He has been the recipient of several international and national awards, including two Macquarie University Vice Chancellor’s awards, the Dean’s Teaching Excellence award, two CPA Australia awards, and the Business/Higher Education Roundtable Award for excellence in accounting teaching collaborations. Professor Munir’s innovative pedagogical approach to learning and teaching was acknowledged through the Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards. Additionally, his case study on the ethics of profit in the Australian retail industry was recognised as one of the top four teaching cases globally by the Decision Sciences Institute in Washington DC.