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Alnoor Bhimani receives Honorary Doctorate

On 20 May 2016, Professor Bhimani was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Science in Economics and Business Administration by the University of Aalto in Finland.

The degree was in recognition of his research leadership in management accounting and its impact on the research agenda and orientation of the field across Europe.

Professor Pekka Ilmakunnas paid tribute to  Professor Bhimani’s efforts in developing collaborative ties between universities including his service to University of Aalto’s Scientific Advisory Board.   

Other recipients of the award included the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö, Professor Udo Zander of the  Stockholm School of Economics, Professor Harrison Hong of Princeton University and Sari Baldauf who served as Nokia’s Executive Vice President and has been named among the most influential women leaders in the world. 

The Aalto University School of Business is one of the oldest business schools in the Nordic countries ranked by the Financial Times among the top 30 in Europe.