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Adjunct professors


Professor Indra Abeysekera

PhD MCom MA PGDipHEd (Macq.), MEd (Syd.), MSc (Wales), BSc (Pera.), ACMA, CA, CPA.

Professor of Accounting and Discipline Chair of Accounting and Finance, College of Business and Law, Charles Darwin University, Australia

Adjunct Professor in Accounting, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


In 2014, Professor Indra Abeysekera was appointed as a continuing Adjunct Professor of Accounting at Ton Duc Thang University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In 2015-2016, he became the Ernst & Young Endowment Professor of Accounting at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka where he served in that position until 2016. In 2014, he was Visiting Professor at Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, China. He is currently the Professor of Accounting and Discipline Chair of Accounting and Finance at Charles Darwin University in Australia, having previously held academic posts at S P Jain School of Global Management (Professor of Accounting and Dean of DBA), Central Queensland University Australia (Professor of Accounting and finance, and Discipline Leader), having previously held academic posts at University of Wollongong (Associate Professor of Accounting and Associate Head), The University of Sydney (Senior Lecturer in Accounting), and Macquarie University (Associate Lecturer and Lecturer) . He has gained academic qualifications from diverse disciplines, bringing richness to intellectual thought. He is also a chartered accountant in Australia, chartered management accountant in the U.K., and CPA in Australia.

Prior to joining academia, Professor Indra worked in 18 different organisations spanning the private and public sectors, both overseas and in Australia, as an employee in the early stages and as a consultant in accounting and business in the later stages of his career. These organisations include Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers), Toyota Finance Australia, Hawker de Havilland (now Boeing), Ansett Worldwide, GEC Alsthom, Unilever Australia, and U.S.A.I.D. He has developed and led to small businesses, and has an experiential understanding of entrepreneurship.

Professor Abeysekera has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles across a range of academic disciplines: emotional capital, intellectual capital, integrated reporting, financial and non-financial accounting, knowledge management, and accounting education. Additionally, he has authored eight books: four research books, one textbook, and three other teaching books.

While in academia, he has consistently engaged with the accountancy profession, holding various governance roles. Given his in-depth experiential understanding of both academia and practice, he skillfully combines conceptual approaches with practice to bring relevance to research and teaching.

Professor Abeysekera has presented his ideas and research findings at numerous refereed international conferences, professional accountancy institutions, and universities. His opinion on accounting and business matters has been broadcast by radio, television and newspapers. In 2015, he was the keynote speaker of the International Conference in accounting researchers and educators in Sri Lanka. In October 2004, Professor Indra was listed as a "prominent Sri Lankan abroad" on the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka website, an accolade awarded to a handful of Sri Lankan-born experts living abroad.



Professor Jinn-Yang Uang

PhD (Cranfield University, UK), MSc, BSc.

Professor, Department of Accounting, College of Business, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan

Adjunct Professor in Accounting, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Professor Jinn-Yang Uang has 23 years of experience in teaching and research at universities. In addition, Prof. Jinn-Yang Uang is also involved in research projects as a Project Leader. Professor is currently a Board of Director of Grand Cathay Venture Capital Co. Ltd. and Deputy Director of Education Excellence Program at Chinese Culture University, Taiwan.



Associate Professor Qian Long Kweh

PhD (Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia), MSc, B.Acc.

Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, Canadian University Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Adjunct Professor in Accounting, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Dr. Qian Long Kweh is currently an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Management of Canadian University Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and holds the position of adjunct professor in the Faculty of Accounting at Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam. He received his Ph.D. from Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia and Master of Science in Accounting from Yuan Ze University, Taiwan. As an academic, he has had research publications in top ISI-indexed journals like European Journal of Operational Research, OMEGA – The International Journal of Management Science, Annals of Operations Research, Journal of Knowledge Management, Economic Modelling, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, International Review of Financial Analysis, Applied Economics, Telecommunications Policy, Knowledge-Based Systems, to name just a few.