Dr Parvez Mia

Dr Parvez Mia

Dubai Campus
Assistant Professor in Accounting

Contact details

University of Birmingham Dubai
Dubai International Academic City
PO Box 341799
Dubai, UAE

Parvez Mia is an Assistant Professor in Accounting at Birmingham Business School. His research interests are social and environmental accounting, and the way organisations communicate that information. His research interests cover a range of Social and Environmental Accounting topics with a particular interest in Accounting for Climate Change and Accounting for Sustainable Development.  He joined the University of Birmingham in June 2022.


  • PhD in Accounting (2020) Macquarie University, Australia
  • Graduate Teaching Training Program (2014) University of New South Wales, Australia
  • MPhil (research) in Business - Accounting (2014) University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Master of Commerce - Accounting (2011) Macquarie University, Australia.
  • Bachelor of Accounting (2009) Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia


Parvez has a strong academic track record with over eight years of outstanding teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has worked as an assistant professor and module coordinator and developed course materials for several accounting and other business courses at several Australian universities. Before joining University of Birmingham, he worked as assistant professor at University of Newcastle, Australia, adjunct academic at several institutes in Australia including Macquarie University, University of New South Wales, Wollongong University. 

His research interest is to explore sustainability accounting and reporting practices and the use of machine learning in evaluating quality of organisations’ disclosure on various issues. He has published several book chapters and research papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented his research activities at several national and international conferences. 

He also worked as Audit Assistant for more than a year in a professional accounting firm, DFK Malaysia.


Academic Skills

Numeracy and Statistical Analysis

Financial Accounting and Reporting


  • Accounting for Sustainable Development
  • Accounting for Climate change
  • Social and Environmental Accounting 



Parvez Mia., James Hazelton, and James Guthrie, (2022), "Greenhouse gas accounting and disclosures by cities", in C. Adams (ed.), Handbook of Sustainability, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 381-396. 

Parvez Mia, James Guthrie and Hazelton (2020), "Integrated reporting and the need for specificity - Lessons from city-based greenhouse gas measurement and reporting," in De Villiers, (2020). The Routledge Handbook of Integrated Reporting. London: Routledge. 

Hafij Ullah and Parvez Mia (2020) "How green is the green banking investment in Bangladesh?" in Global Approaches to Sustainability Through Learning and Education edited by Al-Sartawi, IGI Global: Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. pp. 270-280 


Parvez Mia, Tarek Rana and Lutfa Ferdous (2021), “Government Reform, Regulatory Change and Carbon Disclosure: Evidence from Australia”, Sustainability, Vol. 13 No.23, 13282. pp.1-17 

Parvez Mia, James Hazelton and James Guthrie (2019) "CDP Disclosures of Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Megacities: An Expectation Gap," Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, Vol. 10 No. 4, pp. 685-709 

Parvez Mia, James Hazelton and James Guthrie (2018) "Measuring for Climate Actions: A Disclosure Study of Ten Megacities," Meditari Accountancy Research Journal. Vol. 26, No. 4, pp.550-575

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