Dr Pranil Prasad is CIM Dean. He is an active lecturer and researcher, having taught and researched in accounting and auditing for over 15 years. Dr Prasad has previously taught at highly reputable higher education institutions in Australia, and Fiji. He has written and presented numerous short courses on International Financial Reporting Standards.
Dr Prasad has received numerous grants to support his research. He has published his research in peer-reviewed academic journals and industry publications in accounting and auditing.

Dr Prasad is a Chartered Accountant. He is also a member of various academic institutions, such as, the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand and the European Accounting Association.

Dr Prasad has previously represented his Faculty and School in various University- level committees and has also been a course advisor for undergraduate students. Pranil currently serves on the Course Industry and Advisory Committee of Southern Academy of Higher Education.