Hajara Saleeth

Senior Lecturer - Faculty of Management

Hajara is a postgraduate research student at Monash University Malaysia with strong research interests in international business, finance and capital markets. With working experience in both private and public sectors, she has worked as a consultant for several startup organizations in feasibility assessment and business planning process. In academia, her lecturing interests include general management, international business, accounting, finance, ecommerce and marketing. Additionally, she is also passionate about tech start-ups, e-commerce, digital wallets, mobile for development (M4D) and ICT for Development (ICT4D) with special interest on reducing digital divide and empowering young women to achieve academic and career goals.


  • 2018 – 2019: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC PLANNING AND OPERATIONS – IST Engineers (Private) Limited – Sri Lanka
  • 2015 – 2018: MANAGER OF PLANNING AND OPERATIONS – Metro Industries – Sri Lanka
  • 2014 – 2015: DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST – President’s Office – Sri Lanka
  • 2012 – 2014: PROGRAM OFFICER – SLASSCOM (Guarantee) Limited – Sri Lanka
  •  2011 – 2012: JUNIOR SOCIAL MEDIA EXECUTIVE – Pyxle (Private) Limited – Sri Lanka


  • 2019: Reading for Master of International Business – Monash University – Malaysia
  • 2011: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Administration – First Class Honours – Staffordshire University – UK
  • 2009: Diploma in Business Administration – Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology – Malaysia

Research Contributions

  • June 2021 (Expected ): Comparative Analysis of Relationship between ESG Disclosures and Firm’s Value in USA and Emerging Markets: Moderator Role of Board Gender Diversity
  • 2011: Analysis of Factors Affecting Patronizing Islamic Banking Windows in Conventional Banks in Sri Lanka – Completed

Professional Qualifications

  • 2010: Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – UK
  • 2008: Certificate in Business Accounting Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – UK
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