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Dr Mei Yee Lee is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia. Passionate about accounting, she pursued a Bachelor's degree in Accounting (Honours) from the University of Malaya and later graduated with a PhD (Accounting and Finance) from Monash University.  Mei Yee is a professional member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). Her rich experience in senior financial and management positions in global multinational corporations empowers her to bring industry knowledge and expertise into her teaching.

Departing from the traditional focus of accounting and finance research, Mei Yee's relentless passion pushes her boundaries to expand into corporate governance, taxation, and law reserach. She has published in reputable journals and presented papers at international conferences. Mei Yee has jointly secured and completed two competitive grants of RM115,650 from the Malaysian Tax Research Foundation.

To leverage students’ digital skills, Mei Yee deploys online interactive learning using Accounting Challenge E-learning Modules that provide engaging learning experiences and empower students to learn in their preferred styles and pace. She is dedicated to teaching excellence, as evidenced by her remarkable student evaluations and teaching awards. Mei Yee also collaborates with industry experts regularly to promote career readiness and reward academic excellence.


Research interests

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Auditing
  • Capital Market
  • Accounting and finance

Monash teaching commitment

  • ACW1120 Financial Accounting 1
  • ACW1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • ACC1000  Principle of Accounting and Finance
  • ACW2491 Company Reporting

Supervision interests

Capital market, accounting and finance, auditing.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Accounting and Finance, PhD, Stock price informativeness, corporate expenditure and information asymmetry, MONASH UNIVERSITY

1 Dec 201027 May 2014

Award Date: 27 May 2014

Accounting, Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Commerce, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Award Date: 10 May 2010

Accounting, Bachelor of Accounting (First Class Honours), Universiti Malaya (University of Malaya)

Award Date: 30 Jul 1993

Research area keywords

  • Mei Yee Lee
  • Political connections
  • Regime change
  • CEO risk taking
  • Tax Evasion
  • Corporate Governance

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