Dr Rekha Pillai

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Short Bio

Dr Pillai obtained a Master of Commerce in Finance and Accounting from the University of Kerala, India, and her doctoral degree in Finance from Banasthali University, India. Dr Pillai is a post-doctoral researcher (Management) at Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia with more than 19 years of UAE teaching experience, including Ajman University and Emirates Aviation University. Her research interests are in the areas of behavioural finance, corporate governance, ESG, Internet financial reporting and organizational behaviour. She is a registered research lead and supervisor (MBA thesis) with York St John University, UK and University of West of Scotland, Scotland for GCC students.

Degrees/Professional qualifications

Post Doctoral Researcher, Universiti Malaysis Perlis, Malaysia (Under progress)

PhD in Finance, Banasthali University, India, 2017

Master of Philosophy in Commerce, Madurai Kamaraj University, 2007.

Master of Commerce in Accounting and Finance, University of Kerala, 2001

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, 1998.

Certified Associate in Project Management, PMI, 2021.

The British University in Dubai

Block 11, 1st and 2nd floor, Dubai International Academic City PO Box 345015, Dubai, UAE

Tel: +971 4 279 1400


Email: [email protected]