Dr. Foong Soon Yau is currently a Professor of Accounting and Director of the Thesis-Based Programmes at PBS. She obtained her B.Sc. Econ. (Hons.) from the London School of Economics, MBA from Universiti Malaya and Ph.D from the University of New South Wales, Australia. In addition, she is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and possesses several years of industry experience abroad.
She is also a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). She currently serves as a member of the editorial advisory and review board of several academic journals. Professor Foong has many years of teaching experience and has published many articles in local and international scholarly peer-reviewed journals. Her current research interests include intellectual capital and corporate disclosure, management control and performance evaluation and information system management.