Soon Yong Ang is a lecturer in Accounting at the University of Stirling. He is a Ph.D. in accounting graduate and a winner of the College of Social Science Scholarship, University of Glasgow, UK. He is also a Fellow Member of the Association Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).
Before coming to the United Kingdom, he was a lecturer in Accounting at University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia. Having more than 10 years of experience in teaching and research in accounting, he engages extensively with local professional bodies on the various issues of management control, and accounting. Prior to an academic career, he also worked in Ernst & Young and multinational corporations in management accounting and control functions.
Being participating actively on NGO sustainable development agenda in Ph.D., his research interest to explore critically how the sustainable development discourse is implicated by competing logic between centre and periphery in light of its social, cultural, political and historical parameters, how such dialectics give rise to a difference of management control, governance, accounting and accountability practice on sustainability issue in Less Developed Countries. Drawing from an ethnographic approach, his Ph.D. work is theorized through various social theories.