Prof. Jean Jinghan CHEN

Dean of Faculty of Business Administration
Chair Professor in Accounting and Finance

Faculty of Business Administration
University of Macau, E22
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

Contact Information

Room: E22-4047a
Telephone: (853) 8822-4632
Fax:(853) 8822-2377
E-mail:  JeanChen

Professor Jean Jinghan Chen joined the University of Macau in 2018 as a Chair Professor in Accounting and Finance and the Dean of Faculty of Business Administration. Prior to joining the University of Macau, Professor Jean Chen has worked in the UK Higher Education Sector for almost 30 years. She was the founding Head of Southampton Business School and a Chair Professor in Accounting and Finance at the University of Southampton in the UK in 2014 and became the first-ever Dean of Chinese origin in British business schools. Professor Chen also worked as the Associate Dean of Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, the Vice President and Chief Executive of Surrey International Institute, and a Chair Professor in Financial Management at the University of Surrey; the Executive Dean of International Business School and Chair Professor of Accounting and Finance in Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University.

Professor Chen was elected by the UK Business Schools and held two senior roles as a Council Member and the Chair of Council’s International Committee in the UK Royal Chartered Association of Business Schools (ABS) during 2014 and 2015. She was also elected by the China Management Academic in November 2015 to serve as an Executive Director of the China Academy of Management since then. To recognize Professor Chen’s outstanding contribution to High Education, the Ministry of Education of China presented her a prestigious National award ‘Outstanding Overseas Scholar’ in 2012.

Professor Chen is a Fellow of CPA (Australia) and an academic member of the Association of International Accountants (AIA, UK). She has a wide connection with professional bodies, industries and government organizations through her many years’ executive education and consultancy work, such as for the British Government (DFID and DTI), the EU, the Bank of China, and many private companies in China and overseas.

Professor Chen has been recognized internationally as an expert of accounting and finance in general and more specifically in the field of corporate governance. This recognition has been reflected by serving as an editor and on the editorial board of world leading academic journals, delivering international conference keynote speeches and seminars, and participating in advisory and review bodies. She has published over 100 articles in leading international academic journals and conferences.

  • Ph.D in Economics, Lancaster University, UK.
  • BSc (First class, Hons) in Mathematics/Economics, Nankai University, China.
  • 2016 – present             Fellow, Chartered Public Accountant Australia (FCPA)
  • 2008 – present             Examiner of the Association of International Accountants, UK
  • 2003 – present             Fellow of Higher Education Academy UK (FHEA)
  • 2018 – present Chair in Accounting and Finance, University of Macau.
  • 2016 – 2018     Chair in Accounting and Finance, University of Liverpool, and Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University.
  • 2014 – 2015     Chair Professor of Accounting and Finance, University of Southampton, UK.
  • 2011 – 2014     Chair Professor of Financial Management, University of Surrey, UK.
  • 2008 – 2011     Reader in Financial Management, University of Surrey, UK.
  • 2004 – 2008     Senior Lecturer in Financial Management, University of Surrey, UK.
  • 1998 – 2004     Lecturer in Financial Management, University of Surrey, UK.
  • 1994 – 1998     Senior Research Fellow and Academic Assistant to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Greenwich, UK.
  • 1993 – 1994     Syndication Assistant, Syndication Department, Bank of China, London, UK.
  • 2018 – present Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau.
  • 2015 – 2018 Executive Dean, International Business School, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University. Director of University Gold Finance Centre, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University.
  • 2014 – 2015 Founding Head, Southampton Business School, University of Southampton. Director of Centre of Excellence for Accounting, Finance and International Banking, University of Southampton, UK.
  • 2011 – 2013 Associate Dean, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, University of Surrey, UK.
  • 2011 – 2013 Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer (Surrey International Institute), University of Surrey, UK.
  • 2009 – 2012 Deputy Head, then Head of Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Surrey, UK.
  • 2011 – present Guest Professor, Nankai University, China
  • 2008 – present Guest Professor, Lanzhou University, China
  • 2014 – Present Guest Professor, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, China
  • 2010 – 2011 Visiting Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • 2016 International Leader of Science and Education, Suzhou Government, China.
  • 2014 Talented Scholar, Tianjin Municipal Government, China.
  • 2012 Overseas Distinguished Professor, Ministry of Education of China (中国教育部海外名师).
  • 1987 Sino-British Scholarship, British Council and Ministry of Education of China.
  • The University Council (member)
  • The University Senate (member)
  • The University Honorary Degrees and Titles Committee (member)
  • The University Affairs Coordination Committee (member)
  • The University Executive Committee (member)
  • FBA Executive Committee (Chair)
  • FBA’s Academic Committee (Chair)
  • FBA’s Advisory Board (member)

Community and Professional Boards

  • 2018 – present AACSB accreditation panel review member
  • 2017 – present Independent Executive Director, Kmerit Ltd. Co. China
  • 2015 – present An Executive Director of China Academy of Management.
  • 2016 – 2017 An Executive Committee Member of the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai
  • 2014 – 2015 A Council Member of the UK Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) and the Chair of CABS International Committee.
  • 2012 A Panel member of the Selection Committee of Changjiang Scholar (长江学者评选委员会委员).
  • 2012 – 2014 Member of Executive Board, China-UK Innovation and Development Association (CIDA, UK).
  • 2009 A scientific committee member for The 5th International Symposium of Corporate Governance, jointly organised by the World Bank-OECD Global Corporate Governance Forum, Nankai University in China and Hong Kong Baptist University, September 5-6, 2009, Tianjin, China.
  • 2008 – 2009 A program committee member for The 2009 FMA Asia-Pacific Conference, Xiamen, China.
  • 2007 – 2008 A program committee member for The 2008 Eastern Finance Association Annual Conference, Florida, USA.
  • 2006 – 2007 A program committee member for The 2007 FMA European Conference, responsible for reviewing papers and organising a session on international corporate governance.
  • 2005 and 2007 An organising committee member for The 3rd and 4th Symposia on Corporate Governance, China.
  • 2006 Technical adviser for ‘The International Workshop on Curricula Development and Optimization in Master of Business Administration’, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Community Presentations

  • A frequent speaker at media and newspapers at national and local level, and international forum on issues related to higher education, business school development and management, business education, intentional corporate governance issues, economic development and globalization, especially issues related to China and the UK, such as the University of Oxford, UK.
  • Appearance on several television shows, including CCTV, China.
  • Serve as a panel review member for AACSB and EQUIS, and panelist for discussion of business school development and management on AACSB conference.

Selected Journal Articles

  1. Li, L., Chen J.J., Gao, H. and Xie L., ‘The certification effect of government R&D subsidies on innovative entrepreneurial firms’ access to bank finance: evidence from China’, Small Business Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-018-0024-6, 2018. (ABS3).
  2. Zattoni, A.Z., Witt, M.A., Judge, W.Q., Talaulicar, T., Chen, J.J., al. ‘How does Board Independence Influence IPO Performance?’, Journal of World Business, 52 (2017), pp. 628-639. (ABS4)
  3. Chen, J.J., Cheng, X., Gong, S. and Tan Y., ‘Implications of Political Patronage and Political Costs for Corporate Disclosure’, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 2017, Vol.32(1), pp. 92-122. (ABS3)
  4. Judge, W.Q, Zattoni, A., Talaulicar, T., Chen, J.J. et al., ‘Configurations of Capacity for Change in Entrepreneurial Threshold Firms: Imprinting and Strategic Choice Perspectives’, Journal of Management Studies, 52(4), pp. 1-31, 2015. (ABS4)
  5. Judge, W.Q, Zattoni, A., Talaulicar, T., Chen, J.J. et al., ‘Corporate Governance and IPO Under-pricing in a Cross – National Sample: A Multilevel Knowledge – Based View’, Strategic Management Journal, 36(8), pp. 1174-1185, 2015. (ABS4*)
  6. Li, L., Gao, H.L. and Chen, J.J., ‘Financing Hi-Tech Enterprises in China: A Game Theory Approach’, Economic Research Journal (经济研究 )(in Chinese, A* Chinese economics journal), June, 2015, pp.162-174.
  7. Cheng, X., Liu, J. and Chen, J.J., ‘Signalling Effect of Executive Compensation’, Financial Research (金融研究 )(in Chinese, A* Chinese finance journal),2015, Vol.12.
  8. Li, S., Liu, Y. and Chen, J.J., ‘The Role of Mutual Fund in Corporate Governance of Chinese Listed Companies’, Nankai Business Review (南开管理评论)(in Chinese, A* Chinese management journal),2015, Vol.12.
  9. Chen, J.J. and Zhang, H., ‘The Impact of the Corporate Governance Code on Earnings Management’, European Financial Management, Vol.20(3), June 2014: 596-632. (ABS3)
  10. Chen, J. J., Cheng, X, Tan, Y and Gong. S., ‘Do Higher Value Firms Voluntarily Disclose More Information?’, British Accounting Review, 46(2014): 18-32. (ABS3)
  11. Han, L., Benson, A., Chen, J.J. and Zhang, S., ‘The Use and Impacts of Bank Support on UK SMEs’, International Small Business Journal, 32(2014), pp.61-80. (ABS3)
  12. Lodh, S., Nandy, M. and Chen, J.J., ‘Innovation and Family Ownership: Empirical Evidence from an Emerging Market’, Corporate Governance: An International Review, 2014, 22(1): 4–23. (ABS3)
  13. Wang, R. and Chen, J.J., ‘ARCH Effects, Trading Volume and the Information Flow Interpretation: Empirical Evidence from the Chinese Stock Markets’, Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, Vol.10(2), pp.169-192, 2012.
  14. Chen, J.J., Zhang, H. and Li, W., ‘Financial Crisis and Executive Remuneration in Banking Industry – An Analysis of Five British Banks’, Applied Financial Economics, Vol.21, pp.1779-1791, 2011.
  15. Chen, J.J., Cheng, P. and Xiao, X., ‘Related Party Transactions as a Source of Earnings Management’, Applied Financial Economics, Vol.21(3), pp.165-181, 2011.
  16. Chen, J.J. and Zhang, H., ‘The Impact of Regulatory Enforcement and Audit upon IFRS Compliance’, European Accounting Review, Vol.19(4), pp.665-692, 2010. (ABS3)
  17. Chen, J.J., Liu, X and Li, W., ‘The Effect of Insider’s Control and Global Benchmarks on Chinese Executive Compensation’, Corporate Governance: An International Review, pp.107-123, Vol.18(2), 2010. (ABS3)
  18. Li, W., Liu, X and Chen, J.J., ‘Manager’s Telant, Corporate Governance and Reference Point’, Nankai Business Review (南开管理评论)(in Chinese, A* Chinese management journal), pp.4-15,2010, Vol.13(2),
  19. Chen, J.J. and Xiao, X, ‘Herd Behaviour of Chinese Mutual Funds’, International Review of Finance, pp. 373-391, Vol.8, 2007, Elsevier Science.
  20. Chen, J.J. and Cheng, P., ‘The Impact of Regulatory Enforcement on Harmonization of Accounting Practices – Evidence from China’, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, 58-71, Vol.3, No.1, 2007.
  21. Chen, J.J. and Cheng, P., ‘Corporate Governance and the harmonisation of Chinese Accounting Practices with IFRS Practices’, Corporate Governance: An International Review, pp.284-293, Vol.15, No.2, 2007. (ABS3)
  22. Cheng, P., and Chen, J.J., ‘Expropriation, Weak Corporate Governance and Post-IPO Performance: Chinese Evidence’, Advances in Financial Economics, Vol.12, 2007, Elsevier Science.
  23. Chen, J.J., and Dimou, I., ‘Expansion Strategy of International Hotel Firms’, Journal of Business Research, 58(2005), pp.1730-1740, Elsevier Science. (ABS3)
  24. Chen, J.J., ‘Institutional Environment and Corporate Governance’, Advances in Financial Economics, Vol.11, 2005, pp. 75-93, Elsevier Science.
  25. Chen, J.J., ‘Determinants of Capital Structure – Empirical Evidence from Chinese Company Panel Data’, Journal of Business Research, 57(12), pp.1341-1351, Elsevier Science.
  26. Chen, J.J., ‘Corporatisation of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises’, Corporate Ownership and Control, 1(2), December 2003, Virtus Interpress (ISSN 1727-9232). (ABS3)
  27. Chen, J.J., ‘Corporate Governance in East Asia’, Corporate Ownership and Control, 1(1), September 2003, Virtus Interpress (ISSN 1727-9232).
  28. Dimou, I., Chen, J.J. and Archer, S., ‘The Choice between Management Contracts and Franchising Agreements in the Corporate Development of International Hotel Firms’, Journal of Marketing Channels, pp.33-52, Vol.10 (3/4), 2003, Best Business Books, Haworth Press, USA.
  29. Chen, J.J. and Wills, D., ‘Whither China’s Urbanisation – Pattern of Development and Problems’, Acta Structilia, Vol.9(1), 2002, the University of the Orange Free State, South Africa (ISSN 1023 0564).
  30. Chen, J.J., Wills, D. and Wang, X., ‘Characteristics of Modern Urbanisation in China’, Urban Design Studies, Vol. 7, 2001, the University of Greenwich (ISBN1870606078, ISSN13583255). (ABS3)
  31. Chen, J.J. and Duan, W., ‘The Reforms of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises’ (in Chinese), Managerial Economics, Nankai University Press, Tianjin, P.R.China, April 2000 (ISSN 1001 4691).
  32. Chen, J.J. and Chambers, D., ‘Sustainability and the impact of Chinese policy initiatives upon construction’, Construction Management and Economics 17(5):679-687. (ABS3)
  33. Chen, J.J. and Chambers, D., ‘Sustainable Construction and the Chinese Practice’, Construction Management and Economics, (1999) 19, E&FN Spon, London (ISSN 0144 6193). (ABS3)
  34. Jiang, D., Chen, J.J. and Isaac, D., ‘The Effect of Foreign Investment on the Real Estate Industry in China’, Urban Studies, November 1998, Vol.35, No.11, Caxfax Publishing Company, (ISSN 0042 0980). (ABS3)
  35. Chen, J.J., ‘The Characteristics and the Current Status of China’s Construction Industry’, Construction Management and Economics, October 1998, E&FN Spon, London (ISSN 0144 6193). (ABS3)
  36. Chen, J.J., ‘Invited Book Review on Cost-Benefit Analysis for Engineers and Planners (Michael Snell, Thomas Telford, England, 1997, ISBN 0-7277-2587-4), Construction Management and Economics, July 1998, E&FN Spon, London (ISSN 0144 6193).
  37. Chen, J.J. and Wills, D., ‘Impact of Chinese Economic Reform on Construction’, Building Research and Information, July/August 1997, E&FN Spon, London (ISSN 0961 3218).
  38. Chen, J.J. and Wills, D., ‘Development of Urban Housing Policies in China’, Construction Management and Economics, May 1997, E&FN Spon, London (ISSN 0144 6193). (ABS3)
  39. Chen, J.J. and Wills, D., ‘China’s Construction Industry and Foreign Investment’, Building Research and Information, January/February 1997, E&FN Spon, London. (ISSN 0961 3218).
  40. Wang, J, Chen, J.J. and Isaac, D., ‘Financing Real Estate in China: The Development of a Real Estate Bond Market in Tianjin’, Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, Vol.1, No.3, November 1996, University of Ulster Press, Northern Ireland (ISSN 1366 4387).
  41. Chen, J.J. and Wills, D., ‘Urban Housing Reform in China: Policies and Performance’, Building Research and Information, September 1996, E&FN Spon, London. (ISSN 0961 3218).
  42. Chen, J.J., ‘Impact of Public Construction Investment upon Special Economic Zones: The Chinese Experience’, Construction Management and Economics, Vol.14, No.2 March 1996, E&FN Spon, London (ISSN 0144 6193). (ABS3)
  43. Chen, J.J., ‘Multinational Enterprises and Technology Transfer’ (in Chinese), Journal of Economic Studies, August 1995, Nankai University Press, Tianjin, P.R. China. (not peer reviewed journal)
  44. Chen, J.J., ‘Joint Venture’s Performance in China and Comparison with Other Countries’ (in Chinese), Journal of Economic Studies, August 1995, Nankai University Press, Tianjin, P.R. China.
  45. Chen, J.J., ‘Invited Book Review on The Changing Geography of China’ (Frank Leeming, Institute of British Geographers Studies in Geography, Blackwell, 1994), Development Policy Review, Vol.12, No.1, March 1994, Blackwell, London (ISSN 0950 6764). (ABS3)
  46. Chen, J.J., ‘Social Cost-Benefit Analysis of China’s Shenzhen Special Economic Zone’, Development Policy Review, Vol.11, No.3, September 1993, Blackwell, London (ISSN 0950 6764). (ABS3)
  47. Chen, J.J., ‘The Environment for Foreign Direct Investment and the Characteristics of Joint Ventures in China’, Development Policy Review, Vol.11, No.2, June 1993, Blackwell, London (ISSN 0950 6764). (ABS3)

Books

  1. Lin, R., Chen, J.J. and Xie, L., Chinese Multinational Firms: Cases Studies, Palgrave, 2019 (forthcoming)
  2. Chen, J.J., A Primer on Corporate Governance: China, Business Expert Press, 2015 (ISBN 9781631572289).
  3. Nix, P and Chen, J.J., Institutional Investor and Corporate Governance, Palgrave, 2013 (ISBN 9781137327024).
  4. Davies, T, Boczko, T. and Chen, J.J., Strategic Corporate Finance, McGraw Hill, 2007.
  5. Balchin, P., Isaac, D. and Chen, J.J., Urban Economics: A Global Perspective, MacMillan, 2000 (ISBN0 0 333 77128 1) (This book has been translated into Chinese and published by Jilin People’s Publishing House in PRC.).
  6. Chen, J.J. and Wills, D., The Impact of China’s Economic Reforms upon Land, Property and Construction, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, UK, April 1999 (ISBN 184014954X).
  7. Chen, J.J. and Wills, D., Proceedings of Sino-British Conference on Land Management (English and Chinese Version, principle editor and the author of 2 chapters), University of Greenwich Press, August 1996, London (ISBN 1 86166 000 6).

Book Chapters

  • Chen, J.J., ‘Directors’ Remuneration in the UK’, in Theory and Practice of Directors’ Remuneration: New Fundamentals and Challenges, edited by Kostyuk, A., Stiglbauer, M. and Govorun, D., Emerald, 2016.
  • Chen, J.J. and Lin, Ruihui, ‘China – From a Planned Welfare-based Public Housing System to a Market-oriented Real Estate Industry’, in International Approached to Real Estate Development, edited by Squire, G. and Heurkens, E., pp.167-184, Routledge, 2015.
  • Chen, J.J. and Gong, S.X.H., ‘Corporate Governance and IPO In China’, in Global Perspectives on Corporate Governance and Initial Public Offerings, edited by Zattoni, A. and Judge, W., pp.115-140, Cambridge University Press, 2012 (ISBN978-1-107-01686-6).
  • Chen, J.J. and Zhang, H, ‘Business Strategy and Financial Crisis: The Case of Northern Rock’, in Strategic Management: Case Studies, edited by Costanzo L.A., pp.93-108, McGraw-Hill, 2011 (ISBN 13: 9780077129651).
  • Chen, J.J., ‘Corporate Governance of Former Chinese SOEs’, in Challenges for China’s Development: An Enterprise Perspective, edited by Brown, A. and MacBean, A., pp.58-71, Routledge Curzon, 2005 (ISBN 0-415-34133-7).
  • 2016 – 2019 Principal investigator (Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool) ‘Corporate The Governance of Chinese Organisation and Society’, funded by the Natural Science Research Foundation of the Ministry of Education of China (over £40,000, 36 months) (中国国家自然科学基金重点项目,子课题负责人, 项目总金额 Over RMB 2 million).
  • 2014 – 2017 Principal Investigator (Surrey), ‘Corporate Governance of Chinese Overseas’ Listed Firms’, funded by the Natural Science Research Foundation of the Ministry of Education of China (£40,000, 36 months) (中国国家自然科学基金重点项目,子课题负责人. 项目总金额 RMB2,260,000=£226,000).
  • 2014 – 2015 Principal Investigator (Southampton), ‘Intellectual property protection, political resource purchasing and high-tech enterprises’ financing behaviour’, funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, (£18,200 12 months, April 2014-April 2015).
  • 2014 – 2015 Principal Investigator (Southampton), ‘Regulation, Competition and Market Share of Chinese Mutual Fund Industry’, funded by China Scholarship Council (£16,800 12 months, March 2014-March 2015).
  • 2011 – 2013 Principal Investigator (Surrey), ‘Corporate Governance of Chinese State-owned Financial Institution’, funded by the Natural Science Research Foundation of the Ministry of Education of China (£20,000, 36 months) (中国国家社会科学基金重大项目,子课题负责人. 项目总金额 RMB700,000=£70,000).
  • 2011 – 2012 Principal Investigators (Surrey). ‘Executive Compensation in Chinese Listed Firms’, funded by China Social Science Research Foundation (£10,000, 18 months).
  • 2008 – 2009 Principal Investigator, the Ministry of Education of China funded research project on ‘Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation’, (£9,400, 12 months).
  • 2007 – 2008 Principal Investigator, the Ministry of Education of China funded research project on ‘Credit Risk Evaluation Model for Microfinance’, (£8,800, 12 months).
  • 2004 – 2005 Principal Investigator, Bosera Fund Management Co. Ltd. funded research project on ‘The Determinants of Investment Decision of Chinese Mutual Funds’ (£20,000, 12 months).
  • 2002 – 2003 Principal Investigator, Bosera Fund Management Co. Ltd. funded research project on ‘Portfolio Design and Management in China’ (£15,600, 12 months).
  • 1998 – 2001 Won and was the Principal Investigator for 7 research projects under the EU-China Higher Education Programme with a total grant value of €49,000, which resulted in Surrey being one of the most successful universities in this programme (1st in the UK, 4th in the EU).
  • 1994 – 2000 At the University of Greenwich won and being the co-investigator for 2 HEFCE funded research projects (£400,000); won and being the principal investigator of 3 Chinese government funded research and consultancy projects (£70,500).

Screening Editor

  • Corporate Governance: An International Review

Associate Editor

  • Nankai Business Review International, Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • Review of Corporate Governance, a leading Chinese academic journal, by Economic Science Press (ISBN 978-7-5058-8072-6).

Editorial Board

  • China Journal of Accounting Studies – (the journal of the Accounting Society of China), Routledge.
  • Management and Organization Review, Cambridge University Press.

Ad hoc Reviewer

  • European Journal of Accounting
  • British Accounting Review
  • European Journal of Finance
  • Journal of International Business Studies
  • Journal of Business Ethics
  • Journal of Business Venture
  • Journal of Business Research
  • Journal of Management Studies

Invited & Funded Plenary Addresses/Keynote Speeches

  1. Keynote Speech, ‘Recent Development of Corporate Governance Research’, The 9th International Symposium of Corporate Governance, Tianjin, China, July 22-23, 2017.
  2. Keynote Speech, ‘Future Direction of Corporate Governance Research’, The 8th International Symposium of Corporate Governance, Tianjin, China, September 5-6, 2015.
  3. Keynote Speech, ‘A Review of CGIR Publication Selection Criteria’ at the First Chinese Management Journals Conference, Tianjin, China, September 2013.
  4. Keynote Speech, ‘Financial Crisis and Executive Remuneration’ The 7th International Symposium of Corporate Governance, Tianjin, China, September 7-8, 2013.
  5. Keynote Speech, ‘The Implementation of Corporate Governance Code and Earnings Management in Chinese Listed Firms’, The 6th International Symposium of Corporate Governance, Dalian, China, August 20-21, 2011.
  6. Plenary Session Presentation, ‘Determinants of Pay for Chinese Executives’, co-authored with Li, W. and Liu, X, The 6th Annual Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics Symposium, Seoul, 4-5 January 2010.
  7. Keynote Speech, ‘Financial Crisis and Corporate Governance in the UK’, The 5th International Symposium of Corporate Governance, jointly organised by the World Bank-OECD Global Corporate Governance Forum, Nankai University, and Hong Kong Baptist University, Tianjin, China, September 5-6, 2009.
  8. Keynote Speech, ‘Whether Has Corporate Governance Facilitated the Chinese Accounting Harmonisation?’, The 4th International Symposium of Corporate Governance, Tianjin, China, October 20-21, 2007.
  9. Keynote Speech, ‘Development of Corporate Governance in the EU’, The International Workshop on EU Corporate Governance under the EU-China Special Projects Facilitate Programme, China, 20-21 March 2006.
  10. Plenary Session Presentation, ‘The 2001 Chinese Accounting Reforms and the Harmonisation of Chinese Accounting Practices with IFRS Practices’, The 1st Annual Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics Symposium, Hong Kong, 6-7 January 2006.
  • 25 PhD (including 5 DBA) completions.
    • One of my PhD students won the 2010 Award for Outstanding Overseas Chinese Students by the Ministry of Education of China.
    • One of my PhD students won the 2013 University of Surrey Postgraduate Research Student of the Year (the highest and only award for PhD students in the University of Surrey).
  • PhD examinations: 26 (6 internal, 19 external)
    • Post-doctoral fellow supervision: 7 completions