Dr Teh Chee Ghee

Senior Lecturer

Department of Accounting

603 5514 5892
Room 6-5-82


Dr. Teh Chee Ghee is a Senior Lecturer in the Accounting and Finance Department, and the Deputy Director (Development and External Engagement) for the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Hub (eiHub) at the School of Business.

He is also the Deputy Director, MBA Program at Monash University Malaysia. He is presently a Council Member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). Dr. Teh served as the Head of Research of the Socio-Economic Research Centre (“SERC”) on a part-time retainer basis for two years from 2014 to 2015. SERC  is an independent think-tank initiated by the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (“ACCCIM”) to promote the advancement of socio-economic development in Malaysia.

Prior to moving into his academic career in the year 2012, Dr Teh has more than 20 years of illustrious working experience in the corporate and professional services sector in the area of  auditing, corporate consulting and restructuring, initial public offering (IPO), mergers and acquisitions (M&A), group management, operations and credit management; having worked for a global auditing firm and several public-listed and private group of companies in Malaysia with exposure to Indonesia, Lao PDR, China and Singapore.

His principal research interest is in corporate governance, auditing and financial reporting, corporate treasury and trade credit management, capital markets, Asian business strategy, strategic planning and socio-economic issues.

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Credit Management
Institution University Malaya
Year awarded 2010
Master of Business Administration
Institution University Malaya
Year awarded 2001
CPA Malaysia
Institution The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
Year awarded 1994
Institution The Chartered Association of Certified Public Accountants (ACCA), UK
Year awarded 1993
Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)
Institution University Malaya
Year awarded 1990

Areas of Expertise

1 Credit management and corporate treasury management
2 Auditing and investigations
3 Corporate Governance and financial reporting
4 Asian business strategy, strategic planning, pre- and post-IPO consulting
5 Entrepreneurship and innovation


Subject CodeSubject
ACC3600 Auditing and assurance
ACW1002 Introduction to financial accounting
BFW3652 Corporate treasury and credit management
MBA5604 Financial and management accounting for decision making

Scholarly Journals

* Chwee Ming Tee,  Ferdinand A. Gul,  Yee‐Boon Foo,  Chee Ghee Teh (2017), “Institutional Monitoring, Political Connections and Audit Fees: Evidence from Malaysian Firms”, International Journal of Auditing (IJA), first published: 22 January 2017,  https://doi.org/10.1111/ijau.12086
*Teh Chee Ghee, Sum Kum Mooi, Michelle Lee Meng Sang, (2015), “An initial review of the implementation of the Malaysian minimum wage order: A case for a win-win intention, implementation and enforcement”, The Journal of Developing Areas (JDA), Volume 49, Number 4, Fall 2015.
* Paul, S. Y., Susela Devi,S., and Chee Ghee, Teh, (2012), “Impact of late payment on Firms' profitability: Empirical evidence from Malaysia”, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal (PBFJ), Vol. 20, No. 5, November 2012

Local Grants

Title Corporate governance, adoption of performance-based compensation, and dividend policy: Malaysian Evidence
Investigators Dr. Ravichandran Subramaniam
Dr. Teh Chee Ghee
Dr. Akram Hasanov
Professor Sakthi Mahenthiran (Butler University)
Funding Period 01/07/2014 - 30/06/2016
Funding Body/Organisation Ministry of  Education Malaysia – Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
Funding Amount RM74,400
Title Is statutory adjudication effective in addressing the issue of late payment problem in the construction sector? Empirical evidence from Malaysia
Investigators Dr Teh Chee Ghee (PI)
Dr Abdul Majid
Funding Period 1 Jan - 31 Dec 2013
Funding Body/Organisation Monash University Malaysia – Seed Grant
Funding Amount RM8,000

Current Supervision

Student Lim Soon Hong
Program of Study PhD
Student Theang Kok Foo
Program of Study PhD

Completed Supervision

Student Tee Chwee Ming
Program of study PhD
Awarding University Monash University

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