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Dr. Daniel Malan

Assistant Professor (Trinity Business School)


Daniel Malan is an assistant professor in business ethics and the director of the Trinity Corporate Governance Lab at Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin. His focus areas are business ethics, corporate governance, responsible technology and corporate responsibility. He was the co-chair of the B20 Task Force on Integrity and Compliance (2020, 2022),and a member of the Global Future Council on Transparency and Anti-Corruption of the World Economic Forum (2019 - 2022). He is the regional partner for Ireland and Africa at the International Board Foundation in St Gallen, Switzerland. He is an associate professor extraordinaire at the triple-accredited Stellenbosch Business School in South Africa and a former visiting scholar at the Wharton School. He has consulted to the World Economic Forum, United Nations, International Finance Corporation as well as various large corporations and has worked in 41 countries. Previously he was an associate director with KPMG Forensic, where he was responsible for ethics and integrity services in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. His qualifications include a PhD in Business Administration, a Masters degree in Philosophy as well as a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA), all from Stellenbosch University in South Africa.
  Business Ethics   Corporate Governance   corporate social responsibility   corruption and governance
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Co-chair of Business 20 (B20) Task Force on Integrity and Compliance 2022, 2022
Member of World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Transparency and Anti-Corruption 2019 - 2022
Member of advisory panel: World Economic Forum's Future of Trust and Integrity project
Portfolio partner for Ireland and Africa of the International Board Foundation (Switzerland)
Member of the editorial board of the African Journal of Business Ethics
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
Afrikaans Fluent Fluent Fluent
Dutch Fluent Basic Medium
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
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Member of Society for Business Ethics 2021 2022
Academy of Management 2023 2024
Member of Royal Dublin Society (Enterprise Committee) 2023 2024
Daniel Malan, Power and Corporate Responsibility, Abingdon, Oxon, Routledge, 2024, Book, PUBLISHED  DOI
Ethics and Privacy in Digital Transformation in, editor(s)Dong, J. & Verhoef, P. , A Research Agenda for Digital Transformation: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Elgar Publishing, 2024, [Malan, D.], Notes: [Forthcoming, to be published by Elgar Publishing in 2024], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
Malan, D., Back from the Brink: EOH and Ethical Leadership, Corporate Governance Conference, Stellenbosch, December 2022, 2022, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Malan, D and MacNaughton, D., AI and Ethics " A Rapid Review, World Congress of the International Society of Business, Economics and Ethics, Bilbao, July 2022, 2022, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Malan, D., Taylor, A., Tunkel, A. and Kurtz, B., Why Business Integrity Can Be a Strategic Response to Ethical Challenges, MIT Sloan Management Review, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Grove, N., Clouse, M and Malan, D., "Applying Due Diligence Guidelines and Procedures to Steinhoff International Holdings - Could South Africa's Largest Accounting Scandal Have Been Avoided?" , Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, 70, (1), 2019, p101 - 122, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Malan, D & Ungerer, M., Communicating Progress on Meeting the United Nations Global Compact Goals - an analysis of the South African experience, African Journal of Business Ethics, 11, (2), 2018, p1 - 18, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Pronk, N.P., Malan, D., Christie, G., Hajat, C., Yach, D., Health and well-being metrics in business: The value of integrated reporting, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 60, (1), 2018, p19-22 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Malan, D., Health Metrics for Corporate Reporting, Journal of Corporate Citizenship, (68), 2017, p118 - 134, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Conradie, C.S., Van Der Merwe Smit, E., Malan, D.P., Corporate health and wellness and the financial bottom line evidence from South Africa, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58, (2), 2016, pe45-e53 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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Malan, D., Aiolfi, G., Moosmayer, K. and Wannenwetch, S., The B20 Integrity and Compliance recommendations: An international framework for action, California Management Review, 2023, Notes: [Published as Insight], Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Malan, D. (ed), Responsible Board Leadership in a Digital Age, 1, Berne, Haupt Verlag, 2020, Notes: [Online version developed in cooperation with Centre for Digital Business and Analytics, Trinity College Dublin.], Book, APPROVED
Responsible board leadership - the potential value of coaching in, editor(s)Malan, D. , Responsible Board Leadership in a Digital Age, Switzerland, Haupt Verlag, 2020, pp52 - 83, [Van Rensburg, R. and Malan, D.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
New thinking on board leadership in a digital age in, editor(s)Daniel Malan , Responsible Board Leadership in a Digital Age, Switzerland, Haupt Verlag, 2020, pp156 - 176, [Streicher, J. & Malan, D.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Malan, D.P. and Hamilton, B., Contradictions and Conflicts: State-owned tobacco companies and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, United States, Just Managing Consulting, September, 2020, Notes: [The report has a possible impact on future amendments to the WHO FCTC or implementation guidelines.], Report, PUBLISHED
Malan, D.P., Public-private partnerships in global health, 2019, - 193, Notes: [Letter to the editor.], Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Naudé, P., Hamilton, B., De Klerk, M., Ungerer, M. and Malan, D., Business Perspectives on the Steinhoff Saga, Cape Town, University of Stellenbosch Business School, June, 2018, Report, PUBLISHED
Malan, D., Yach, D., Pronk, N. & Radjy, S., Reporting on Health: A Roadmap for Investors, Companies and Reporting Platforms, New York, The Vitality Institute, 2016, Report, PUBLISHED


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Trinity Business School Teaching Award 2023
Trinity Business School Research Excellence Award 2020
Teaching Hero Award 2021
Best Work in Progress Paper Award, Corporate Governance Conference, Stellenbosch Business School December 2022