PROF. DR. S. SUSELA DEVI is Professor of Accounting at the Department of Accounting Sunway University Business School Prior to joining SUNWAY, she was the Dean of the Faculty of Business Technology and Accounting, UNITAR International University. Prior to joining UNITAR she served for 27 years at University of Malaya. She obtained her PhD from University of Waikato, New Zealand.
Has graduated over 20 PhD students since 2006. Served as the Chief Editor of the Asian Journal of Business and Accounting, published by the Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya from 2010 to 2014. Currently serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies.
In 2009 she served as Executive Director of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board. She was council member of MIA from 2000 to 2002 and 2006 to 2008.She conducts in-house training on IFRSs for Board of Directors and top management of listed companies. She has been appointed as Research and Publication Pathway Consultant to Emerald Publishing UK.
Academic & Professional Qualifications
PhD in Accounting, University of Waikato, New Zealand (1996)
Certified Public Accountants, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Malaysia (1981)
Bachelor in Accounting, University of Malaya, (1981)
Charted Accountant, MIA, (1998)
Technology and innovation amongst small medium practitioners in empowering Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
International financial reporting issues
Regulation and organisation of the accountancy profession.
Big Data Analytics and implications for accounting practice
Financial Accounting and Reporting
Qualitative Research methodology
Financial Accounting and Reporting for all levels
Owusu, G.M.Y., Saat, N.A.M., Suppiah, S.D.K, & Law, S.H. . Do Accounting Standards Matter for Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries? International Journal of Economics and Management 11 (S3): 891 – 915.
Ying zhee Lim, Anna Azmi, S. Susela Devi, Nurmazilah Mahzan, Implementation Guidance for Standards and Revenue Trend in Aggressive Reporting, The International Journal of Accounting, Volume 52, Issue 4, , Pages 342-353.
Lim Y. Z., Devi, S. S., & Mahzan, N. . Perception of auditors and preparers on IFRS 15: Evidence from Malaysia. Advanced Science Letters, 21(6), 1781-1785.
Owusu, G.M.Y., Saat, N.A.M., Suppiah, S.D.K, & Law, S.H. . IFRS Adoption, Institutional Quality and Foreign Direct Investment Inflows: A Dynamic Panel Analysis. Asian Journal of Business and Accounting, 10(2), 43-75.
Norziaton, I.K., Devi, S.S., & Meng, C.W. . Ownership structure firms in Malaysia: Internal audit function and audit fees. Advanced Science Letters, 23(8), 7326-7330. doi: 10.1166/asl..9466.
NORZIATON, I. K.; DEVI, S. Susela; MENG, Chan Wai . Politically Connected, Internal Governance Mechanisms and Audit Fees in Malaysia. Asian Journal of Accounting Perspectives, [S.l.], p. 36-51, dec. . ISSN 0128-0384. Available at: . Date accessed: 30 mar. 2018.
Liew, Chee Yoong, Ervina Alfan and Susela Devi . Family firms, expropriation and firm value: Evidence of the role of independent directors’ tenure in Malaysia, International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 6() 42-64.
Liew, C. Y., Devi, S.S., Alfan, E. . Family firms, expropriation and firm value: Evidence from related party transactions in Malaysia. Journal of Developing Areas Special Issue, 49(5), 139-153 https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_developing_areas/
Siva Subramanian Nair and S. Susela Devi . An Autoethnographic Vignette: The Case of Tax Relief and Sibling Caregivers In Malaysia. Asian Journal of Business and Accounting, 8(1), 179-206.
Obert, S., Susela Devi K.Suppiah and Desderio, C. . Dissecting non-executive director nomination, selection and appointment processes: A Stakeholder orientation of listed companies in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Research in Management, 3(5), 13-42.
Siva Subramaniam Nair & Susela Devi . Making a case for tax Relief for Sibling Caregivers in Malaysia. Tax Guardian, 8(2):26-30.
Obert, S., Susela Devi K.Suppiah, Zororo, M., & Desderio, C. . Women board members as a diversity tool for enhancing corporate governance and stakeholder value. .European Journal of Business and Management, 7(11), 218-231.