Weerapat Attachot

Assistant Professor

Academic Division: Accounting & Law
781-239-4278

Bio

Weerapat (Go) Attachot joins Babson in the Division of Accounting & Law in the Fall 2016 semester. Born and raised in Thailand Go received his bachelor’s degree, with first class honors, in Accounting from Thammasat University, located in the heart of Bangkok. After four years of experience as a corporate accountant with ExxonMobil Go moved to the United States in 2007 to further his education. He earned an MBA and a master’s degree in Finance from the University of Tampa (Tampa, FL); he went on to earn a master’s degree in Accounting & Information Systems from Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN). Go is a soon-to-be Accounting Ph.D. graduate of the University of North Texas (Denton, TX). At Babson Go will teach undergraduate-level managerial accounting. His teaching experience prior to joining Babson includes financial accounting (principles and intermediate) and cost accounting. His research interests lie primarily in the international financial accounting and reporting arena. Specifically, Go is interested in publicly-traded foreign (non-U.S.) firms – characteristics, regulation compliances, regulation choices, incentives/disincentives etc. – in the U.S. capital markets. His dissertation examines characteristics of foreign firms listed on U.S. Stock Exchanges and their corporate governance choices. While working for ExxonMobil in Thailand Go's responsibilities included a wide range of accounting tasks from journalizing transactions to auditing. He also regularly conducted training for non-accountants at other ExxonMobil affiliates in Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore. Go is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University of North Texas
  • MS, Middle Tennessee State University
  • MBA, The University of Tampa
  • MS, The University of Tampa
  • BBA, Thammasat University

Licensures/Certifications

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (2009)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
    The Institute of Internal Auditors (2010)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    Colorado State Board of Accountancy (2010)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
    The Institute of Management Accountants (2009)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
    American Institute of CPAs (2013)

Professional Memberships

  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
    (2016)
  • American Accounting Association
    (2010)
  • The Institute of Internal Auditors
    (2010)
  • The Institute of Management Accountants
    (2010)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
    (2009)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    (2008)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
    (2011)