Geir Haaland is an Assistant Professor 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. He is currently active in a major research project, funded by The Research Council of Norway, which researches the internationalization of accounting reporting and auditing processes.
Haaland has published articles in the journal Revisjon og Regnskap 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 UiA-responsible professional for the Practical Test of Auditors, and he heads the Academic Committee for Auditing in a bachelor-level voluntary examination cooperation. Furthermore, Haaland is the University of Agder's point of contact in relation to The Norwegian Institute of Public Accountants and Regnskap Norge (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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