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Dr. Daniel Malan

Assistant Professor (Trinity Business School)


Daniel Malan is an assistant professor in business ethics at Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin. His focus areas are business ethics, corporate governance and corporate responsibility. He is the co-chair of the B20 Task Force on Integrity and Compliance (2022),and is a member of the Global Future Council on Transparency and Anti-Corruption of the World Economic Forum. He is the regional partner for Africa at the International Center for Corporate Governance in St Gallen, Switzerland. He is an associate professor extraordinaire at the University of 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. 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 the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.
  Business Ethics   Corporate Governance   corporate social responsibility   corruption and governance
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Co-chair of B20 Task Force on Integrity and Compliance
Member of World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Transparency and Anti-Corruption
Member of advisory panel: World Economic Forum's Future of Trust and Integrity project
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
French Basic Basic Basic
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Member of Society for Business Ethics 2021
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
Malan, D., Corporate Support for the SDGs - a South African Perspective, Journal of Corporate Citizenship, (64), 2016, p98 - 120, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Integrative social contracts theory and the UN global compact in, editor(s)Oliver F Williams , Sustainable Development: The UN Millennium Goals, the UN Global Compact, and the Common Good, Notre Dame University Press, 2014, pp192-213 , [Malan, D.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Neveling, A., Yortt, A. & Malan, D., Globalisation and its influence on ethical decision-making in business: China and intellectual property, African Journal of Business Ethics, 8, (1), 2014, p55 - 77, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
The Business of Business is (Responsible) Business in, editor(s)Lawrence, J. & Beamish, P. , Globally Responsible Business, Sage, 2013, [Malan, D.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Strengthening democracy through governance in Africa - The role of the UN global compact in, editor(s)Alireza Tourani-Rad & Coral Ingley , Strengthening Democracy Through Governance in Africa - The Role of the UN Global Compact, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd, 2011, pp217-236 , [Malan, D.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED

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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 Research Excellence Award 2020
Teaching Hero Award 2021