Staff Profile

Pallavi Kishore FCCA UAECA SFHEA


Pallavi is a qualified statistician and Chartered Accountant who graduated from Delhi University. She attained her Master’s degree in International Business from University of Wollongong (Australia) where she was also a lecturer in Accounting and Statistics. She is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), a member of the Accountants and Auditors Association (UAE) and is a Chartered Accountant of the United Arab Emirates (UAECA). With over 15 years of teaching and research experience she has been successfully leading large cohorts of students from diverse international backgrounds at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Pallavi’s research interests include fields of Accounting, Statistics, Education and Econometrics.

She teaches across areas spanning Financial and Management Accounting, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, Financial Data Analysis, Statistics, Advanced Business Statistics and Econometrics. Pallavi has received several accolades in her teaching, including awards like the ‘Innovation Award for Teaching and Learning’ in 2017, 2014 and the ‘Distinction and Excellence in Teaching and Student Centered Learning’ in 2009.

Membership of professional bodies and associations
  • SFHEA, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK
  • FCCA, Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK
  • ACCA, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK
  • UAECA United Arab Emirates – Chartered Accountant, UAE
  • AAA, Accountants and Auditors Association, UAE
Awards and achievements
  • CIMA Campus Culture Excellence Award, Global Silver in 2020.
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Ongoing Support and Continuous Advocacy of the ACCA Qualification in 2019.
  • ‘Innovation Award for Teaching & Learning’ for the biz*buzz initiative in 2017.
  • ‘Innovation Award for Teaching & Learning’ presented to the Accounting & Finance Faculty in 2014.
  • Teaching Award for ‘Distinction & Excellence in Teaching and Student Centered Learning’ in 2009.

Research Interests
  • Causal Relationships
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Performance and Economic Behaviour
  • Macro and Micro Economics
  • Sustainability and Growth
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
Selected Publications

Kishore, P. and Aslam, M., 2021. Examining the resilience of UAE to decline in oil prices-the case of the insurance sector. International Journal of Sustainable Society13(4), pp.317-336.

Karnik, A., Kishore, P. and Meraj, M., 2020. Examining the linkage between class attendance at university and academic performance in an International Branch Campus setting. Research in Comparative and International Education15(4), pp.371-390.

Kumar, V. and Kishore, P., (2019) "Macroeconomic and Bank Specific Determinants of Non-Performing Loans in UAE Conventional Bank". Journal of Banking and Finance Management 2019;2(1):1-12.

Kishore, P. and Aslam, M., (2018). "Evidence on the Nature and Extent of Fall in Oil Prices on the Financial Performance of Listed Companies: A Ratio Analysis Case Study of the Insurance Sector in the UAE," Proceedings of International Academic Conferences 7809821, International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences.

Sayani, H., Kishore, P., Kumar, V.. (2017) Internal Determinants of Return on Equity: Case of the UAE Commercial Banks. Banking and Finance Review, North America. Available at: <>.

Pani, P. and Kishore, P. (2016), "Absenteeism and performance in a quantitative module A quantile regression analysis", Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 376-389.

Faculty Members

Dr Vijaya Kumar
Dr Vijaya Kumar
Senior Lecturer
Mariam Aslam MSc FHEA
Mariam Aslam MSc FHEA
Senior Lecturer
Rashita Puthiya CA FHEA
Rashita Puthiya CA FHEA
Dr Athanasia Kalaitzi
Dr Athanasia Kalaitzi
Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Finance & Economics