Geir Haaland is Associate Professor in auditing and accounting at the Department of Economics at the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder. He holds a Master of Accounting and Auditing from NHH Norwegian School of Economics, and is certified as a state authorized public accountant.
Haaland's professional interests include auditing, corporate governance, financial accounting and the work of Board of Directors. In conjunction with the IFRA research project, funded by The Research Council of Norway, which researched, he co-authored the resarch article "Multi-mode standardisation and comparability: Norway's failed attempt to adopt the IFRS for SMEs" published in Accounting and Business Research.
Haaland has published articles in the journals Revisjon og Regnskap and MAGMA and he has authored an exercise book in accounting.
Haaland heads the University of Agder’s Master’s Program in Accounting and Auditing, which he helped establish in 2015. For a number of years, he has also been a lecturer in auditing at the University of Stavanger, and he is a widely used speaker on a series of topics within accounting and auditing.
As a former partner and regional unitleader of PwC Agder, Haaland was the independent auditor of a number of companies of general interest, in addition to a multitude of small and medium-sized enterprises.
Haaland is a member of the Norwegian Council for Economic and Administrative Education’s Committee for Accounting and Auditing. He is the chair of the examination committee for Practical test for auditors and the School of Business and Laws point of contact in relation to The Norwegian Institute of State Autherized Public Accountants and Regnskap Norge (The Authorized Accountants' Association).
He remains in touch with the field of practice through a minor position at the auditing firm Revisjon Sør.
PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) 1984 - 2005
Auditing and Industry experience (alphabetic order)
Auditing, accounting, corporate governance
Internationalization of financial reporting and auditing https://ifra.uia.no/
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