Dr Artie Ng

Dean, International Business University


Ph.D. University of Glasgow, UK
M.Eng. University of Waterloo, Canada
M.B.A. University of Toronto, Canada
MSc. California State University, Fresno, U.S.
BSc. California State University, Fresno, U.S.

Teaching and Scholarly Interests:

Financial Regulation and Compliance; Intellectual Capital; Sustainable Finance and Investment; Policy for Global Sustainability

Dr. Artie Ng is the Inaugural Dean of International Business University overseeing program development and management as well as related quality assurance. Dr Ng has over 20 years working in the tertiary education sector with a wide range of duties, including teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses, managing program accreditations, as well as research funding and administration. In addition to his extended experience in managing degree programs across disciplines, he conducts interdisciplinary research on performance of entrepreneurial firms, green finance as well as policy for global sustainability. With an interest in research collaboration, he has held Visiting Professor positions with universities in Asia and Europe. He was previously appointed as a Senior Research Fellow with the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is a founding member with the Research Centre for Green Energy, Transport and Building and the Centre for Ageing and Healthcare Management Research, both at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University funded by the Research Grants Council. He has been an international associate with the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Besides edited books, conference papers and consultancy reports, his publications appear in various impactful journals, including Energy Policy, Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Sustainability Accounting, Management & Policy Journal as well as Technological Forecasting & Social Change. He serves in the editorial boards of Accounting Forum, Journal of Financial Regulation & Compliance, International Journal of Climate Change Strategies & Management, International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, as well as Social & Environmental Accountability Journal.

Prior to his academic appointments, Dr Ng was as an analyst with multinational firms in the independent energy sector for project finance as well as mergers and acquisitions of power generating facilities in collaboration with multilateral agencies, such as ADB and IFC. He performed due diligence and risk assessments for these projects. He is a qualified member with CPA Canada and a Fellow with CIMA UK.

Selected Publications
Refereed journals
Leal Filho, W., Wall, T., Rui Mucova, S.A., Nagy, G.J., Balogun, A-L, Luetz, J.M., Ng, Artie, Kovaleva, M., Azam, F.M.S., Alves, F., Guevara, Z., Matandirotya, N.R., Skouloudis, A., Tzachor, A., Malakar, K. and Gandhi, O. (2022). “Deploying artificial intelligence for climate change adaptation”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 180, 121662.

Ng, Artie (2021). “Green investing and financial services: ESG investing for a sustainable world”. In: The Palgrave Handbook of Global Sustainability. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-38948-2_104-1

Ng, Artie, Nathwani, J., Fu, J. and Zhou, H. (2021). “Green financing for global energy sustainability: prospecting transformational adaptation beyond Industry 4.0”, Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy, 17:1, 377-390, DOI: 10.1080/15487733.2021.1999079.

Wu, Y. A., Ng, Artie, Yu, Z., Huang, J., Meng, K. and Dong, Z.Y. (2021). “A review of evolutionary policy incentives for sustainable development of electric vehicles in China: strategic implications”, Energy Policy, 148, Part B, 111983, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2020.111983.

Ng, Artie, Fong, B. and Lo, M.F. (2021). “Dynamic knowledge management in response to the pandemic outbreak: an interinstitutional risk-based approach to sustainability”, Knowledge Management Research & Practice, DOI: 10.1080/14778238.2021.1919574.

Shen, H., Ng, Artie, Zhang, J., Wang, L. (2020) “Sustainability accounting, management and policy in China: Recent developments and future avenues”, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, https://doi.org/10.1108/SAMPJ-03-2020-0077 .

Leal , W., Brandli, L., Salvia, A., do Paco, A., Anholon, R., Quelhas, O., Rampasso, I., Ng, Artie, Balogun, A., and Kondev, B. (2019). “A comparative study of approaches towards energy efficiency and renewable energy use at higher education institutions”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 237, 1-18.

Nathwani, J. and Ng, Artie (2019). “A ‘cap and invest’ strategy for managing the intergenerational burdens of financing energy transitions”, In Sachs, J., Thye, W.W., Yoshino, N. and Taghizadeh-Hesary, F. ed. Handbook of Green Finance, Asian Development Bank Institute, Springer, Singapore, 1-15.

Ng, Artie, and Law, V.T. (2019). “Towards a Global Financial System for Sustainability: Implications for an Emerging Global Financial Center”, In Sabri Boubaker and Duc Khuong Nguyen ed. Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainable Prosperity, World Scientific, United Kingdom, 285-304.

NG, Artie, FONG, B.Y.F., and LEUNG, T.C.H. (2018). “Health and Sustainability: Reinforcing Public and Private Engagement through Tertiary Institutions”, In U. M. Azeiteiro, M. Akerman, W. Leal Filho, A. F. ed. Lifelong Learning and Education in Healthy and Sustainable Cities, World Sustainability Series, Springer, Cham, 69-186.

Ng, Artie, and Nathwani, J. (2018). “Sustainable energy infrastructure for Asia: policy framework for responsible financing and investment”, In Subhes C Bhattacharyya ed. Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia, Routledge, UK, 284-295.

Ng, Artie (2018). “From sustainability accounting to a green financing system: Institutional legitimacy and market heterogeneity in a global financial centre” Journal of Cleaner Production, 195, 585-592.

Ng, Artie and Wang, W.M. (2018). “Slack resources and quality performance: case of a mega health care organization”, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 35(5), 1060-1074.

Ng, Artie, Macbeth, D., and Yip, L.S.C. (2017). “Exploring performance drivers for technology-based ventures from early-stage to expansion: perspectives of venture capitalists”, Venture Capital, An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 19(4), 335-359.

NG, Artie and Kwok, B. (2017). “Emergence of Fintech and cybersecurity in a global financial central: strategic approach by a regulator”, Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance (Special Issue: Policy responses to the Great Financial Crisis), 25(4), 422-434.

Ng, Artie, Macbeth, D., and Southern, G. (2014). “Entrepreneurial performance of early-stage ventures: dynamic resource management for development and growth”, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 10(3), 503-521.

Nathwani, J., and Ng, Artie (2014). “Investing in the next generation of infrastructure for sustainable energy in Canada”, Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment, 4(3), 272-279.

Ng, Artie and Nathwani, J. (2012). “Sustainability performance disclosures: The case of independent power producers”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 16(4), 1940-1948.

Yuen, P.P. and Ng, Artie (2012), “Towards a balanced performance measurement system in a public health care organization”, International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 25(5), 421-430.

Ng, Artie and Nathwani, J. (2010). “Sustainable energy policy for Asia: Mitigating systemic hurdles in a highly dense city”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 14(3), 1118-1123.

Ng, Artie (2006). “Reporting intellectual capital flow in technology‐based companies: Case studies of Canadian wireless technology companies”, Journal of Intellectual Capital, 7(4), 492-510.

Edited Books
Fu, J. and Ng, A. (2020). Sustainable Energy and Green Finance for a Low-carbon Economy, Springer, Germany, ISBN978-3-030-35410-7, 285pp.

Fong, B., Ng, A. and Yuen, P. (2018). Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population, IGI Global, Hershey, ISBN9781522526339, 438pp.

Nathwani, J., and Ng, A. (2010). Paths to Sustainable Energy, InTech, EU, ISBN978-953-307-401-6 664pp.