Assistant Professor

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Praveen Balakrishnan Nair
Roles and responsibilities

Dr Praveen is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Sciences at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.


Dr Praveen holds three postgraduate qualifications in different functional areas of management and earned his PhD in the area of environmental marketing. Praveen currently lectures business programmes at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Campus.

He is an HRDF Certified Trainer and has over fifteen years of experience teaching business programmes at reputable institutions including Swinburne University of Technology, Sydney Business School and Curtin University. His research interests lie in the area of corporate social responsibility, specifically environmental responsibility, and he has written and presented papers in this field.

Apart from these core research areas, he is interested in ‘greening’ the business school curriculum, which he believes is an essential step towards moulding socially/environmentally responsible managers.