Ang Soon Yong

Room 616, Adam Smith Building, Glasgow.

Research title

River Accountability: A case study of NGO's river education programme in Malaysia.

Research summary

PhD Title

Education and Accountability: Evidence from a NGO river care programme in Malaysia.


My PhD examienrs how social-cultural-political context shaping NGO accountability in Malaysia.


University of Glasgow College of Social Science Scholarship.

Tanjong Scholarship Award, Malaysia ( Undergraduate)

University of Malaya Tutorship, Malaysia ( Master)

University of Glasgow College of Social Science Scholarship (PhD)



[2018] Malaysia, river and NGO community based programme:  Education, accountability and accounterability, 2018 Scottish Doctoral Colloquium in Accounting and Finance, Glasgow,5 June 2018 

[2017]Diffusion of climate change discourse in Developing country via NGO accountability, 2017 British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Annual Conference with Doctoral Master Class, Edinburgh, 10 April 2017

[2017]NGO Accountability: Climate Change agenda in Malaysia, 2017 Scottish Doctoral Colloquium in Accounting and Finance, Edinburgh, 6 June 2017

[2013] Adoption of Clarified Standard of Auditing (ISAs) and International Standard Of Quality Control (ISQC) among Small and Medium Practice in Malaysia. 14th Asian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference, Malaysia, 26-29 October 2013


I am Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) in University of Glasgow. I teach the following subjects

  • Financial Reporting and Interpretation

  • Audit, Risk and Control

  • Management Accounting, Organizations and Society

  • Ethics in Accounting and Business

  • Auditing

  • Management Accounting 2: Organizational Performance

Management Accounting 1: A Business Decision Emphasis modules.

Additional information

I worked as lecturer in University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia before I started my PhD. I am also Fellow Member of Association Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).  I have gained my professional experience in Ernst & Young and IBM Malaysia.