Individual Members

Dr. François Aubert
Department of Accounting, ESC Clermont Graduate School of ManagementAssociate Professor, Institut d'Administration des Entreprises (IAE School of Management), Clermont University, affiliated lecturer at the EM Strasbourg Business School, University of Strasbourg, FranceDr. Aubert earned his PhD in Accounting at the University of Auvergne (France) in 2005 where he is currently serving as an Associate Professor of Accounting. He is a Faculty Affiliate at ESC Clermont as well. He was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and San Diego State University in 2006-2007. He was the French Ph.D. student-representative at 2004 KPMG-EAA Doctoral Colloquium in Mostov. His teaching and research interests lay in the area of financial reporting, international accounting, and financial analysis. He recently published a paper in Journal of Accounting and Taxation. Also, Dr. Aubert is invited to Drake University and the University of Oklahoma to teach accounting classes (IFRS and Financial Statement Analysis) at both undergraduate and graduate levels (MBA, Master in Accounting) as a Visiting Assistant Professor.

Dr. Wolfgang Dick
Department of Accounting, Co-Chair Financial Reporting ESSEC-KPMG, ESSEC Business School, Paris, France.Dr. Dick teaches primarily Financial Accounting and International Financial Reporting courses in Master's, MBA and executive education programs. He is a member of several scientific associations, among them the Association Francophone de Comptabilité and the European Accounting Association.

Dr. Pascalle Delvaille
Associate Professor, Department of Accounting and Auditing, ECSP-EAP European School of Management, Paris, France.Dr. Delvaille is a graduate of ESCP and obtained her Doctorate from the university of Paris-IX Dauphine. She has a diploma in chartered accounting (Expert Comptable- CPA) and previously worked with Ernst and Young in Paris.Dr. Delvaille teaches primarily Financial Accounting and International Financial Reporting courses in Master's, MBA and executive education programs. She is a member of several scientific associations, among them the Association Francophone de Comptabilité and the European Accounting Association. Her current research lays in the area of IFRS application by listed companies, the accounting convergence process in Continental European countries, and segment information.

Dr. Brigitte Eierle
Professor, Department of Financial Accounting and Auditing, University of Bamberg, Germany

Dr. Jürgen Ernstberger
Full Professor, Department of Accounting and Auditing, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Matthias Froschhammer
Research Assistant, Department of Accounting and Auditing, University of Regensburg, Germany

Dr. Axel Haller
Full Professor, Department of Financial Accounting and Auditing, University of Regensburg, GermanyDepartment of Financial Accounting and Auditing, University of Regensburg, Germany, an associate editor of the "International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation" (IJAAPE) and the European Accounting Association's journal "Accounting in Europe" (AiE).Axel Haller graduated at the University of Augsburg (Germany) in 1985, where he also passed his two doctoral degrees in business administration and worked as assistant professor till 1997. From 1997 to 1999 he served as Professor of accounting and auditing at the University of Cologne (Germany). In 1999 he took over the chair for financial accounting and auditing at the University of Linz (Austria). Since 2004 he serves as head of the chair for financial accounting and auditing at the University of Regensburg (Germany). Mr. Haller has taught financial and managerial accounting at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as in postgraduate programs at universities and professional continuing education institutions. He has often been invited by various foreign universities to teach or give talks to students and faculty members. The major were: London School of Economics and Social Sciences (UK), Lund University and Jönsköping University (Sweden), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark); ESC in Rouen and HEC in Paris (France), University of Vienna (Austria), University of Nisc (Serbia), Rice University (Houston), McIntire School of Commerce (Charlottesville), University of Washington (Seattle), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univer­sity (Blacksburg), University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), University of Cincinnati (Ohio). His primary field of research is international accounting and the specific evolutions of accounting concepts, regulations and practices in different countries. He also has started to do research in the field of social responsibility reporting. Mr. Haller is co-editor of a textbook on International Accounting and also he is author/co-author of more than 100 publications in textbooks and leading national and international academic journals. Finally, Dr. Haller is member of two working-groups of the Schmalenbach Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaftslehre (Schmalenbach Society of Business Administration in Germany), which has the objective to serve as a bridge between business practice and academia.

Johann Löffelmann
Research Assistant, Department of Accounting and Auditing, University of Regensburg, Germany

Dr. George Iatridis
Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, Greece. Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Manchester, U.K. Member of the Public Oversight Board, Ministry of Finance and Economics, Athens, GreeceDr. Iatridis studied Accounting and Finance at postgraduate level at the Universities of Manchester (PhD) and Southampton (MSc). Before graduate school, he studied Economics at the University of Athens, Greece. He is a member of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight Board of Greece and a research fellow in Accounting at the Lancaster University Management School, UK. Dr. Iatridis also is an accounting seminar convenor at the Athens Stock Exchange. Dr. Iatridis has also taught at the University of Athens and the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST). His teaching experience at graduate level includes financial management and accounting, corporate finance, managerial finance, managerial accounting, and advanced financial management. His research interests relate to financial reporting, international accounting, market behaviour and accounting policy choice in Europe. Dr. Iatridis has worked on a number of international research projects relating to financial accounting, which have been submitted for publication in academic journals, including: International Journal of Accounting, Accounting and Finance; Review of Accounting and Finance; International Review of Financial Analysis; Journal of Applied Business Research; Journal of International Business and Economy; International Journal of Finance; International Journal of Applied Economics; International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research.

Dr. Roberto Di Pietra
Full Professor of Accounting and Business Administration, Department of Business and Social Studies, University of Siena, Italy, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Management and Governance. Dr. Di Pietra is a full professor in Accounting and Business Administration at the Department of Business and Social Studies, University of Siena, Italy. He received a Ph.D. in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Pisa in 1997; he has also received a specialization in Banking in 1993. Di Pietra's main research interests are in international accounting (IAS/IFRS and Financial statements analysis), corporate governance, accounting regulation, IAS and organizational learning, auditing, and accounting history.

Dr. Chiara Saccon
Department of Business Administration, Ca' Foscari-University of Venice, ItalyDr. Saccon received her Master of Science in International Accounting and Finance at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences and Ph.D. in Business Administration at the University of Venice. Currently she is a professor of International Financial Accounting at Ca' Foscari, University of Venice. She was visiting academic fellow at the University of Warwick and the University of Toronto and at the European Commission and the Federation of European Experts. She is member of the European Accounting Association (EAA) and of the European Academy of Management (EURAM). Her research interests are in the areas of financial reporting, international comparative accounting, group accounting, auditing, harmonization and convergence processes in accounting regulation, accounting theories. She published books on comparative group accounting and papers on European harmonisation. She has been a referee for European Accounting Review, Journal of Corporate Governance and Management, Financial Reporting and Rivista di Contabilità e Cultura Aziendale. She is a charter member of IBEACON (International Business, Economics, and Accounting Collaborative Network).

Vera Palea
Ph.D., Professor in Financial Reporting and Analysis, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Turin, Italy

Dr. Mohamed Azzim Gulamhussen
Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting and Finance, IBS - Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE Business School), Lisbon, PortugalDr. Gulamhussen teaches international finance and accounting. He was, until recently, a president of the Finance Research Center and director of the Doctoral Program of the University. He has published in the Journal of Multinational Financial Management, International Business Review, Management International Review, Management Accounting Research, International Journal of Accounting, and other journals.

 

Samuel Lopes
Advisor, Bank of Portugal; Department of Finance and Accounting, IBS - ISCTE Business School, Lisbon, Portugal; Invited Assistant Professor Nova SBE - Nova School of Business and Economics Aarhus University -Visiting Professor- Department of Economics and Business Economics; Economist at the European Central Bank (ECB), Frankfurt, Germany

 

 

Leandro Cañibano Calvo
Full Professor, Department of Accounting, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Department of Accounting and Business Organization, President of the Business Administration Research Institute, Spain

Dr. Elena de las Heras Cristobal
Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

Ana Gisbert Clemente
Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

Begoña Navallas Labat
Ph.D. Lecturer in Accounting, Department of Accounting, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

Beatriz García Osma
Associate Professor in Accounting, Department of Accounting, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Dominga Romero Fúnez
Ph.D., Associate Professor in Financial Economics and Accounting at Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain

Dr. Jose Luis Ucieda
Associate Professor, Department of Accounting and Business Organization, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, SpainDr. Ucieda has been awarded an FPI fellowship (Research Teacher Training) by the Science and Education Ministry of Spain from 1995 to 1998. During that period, he made research internships at Wales, Bangor and at the University of California, Irvine. He has participated as speaker and lecturer at several Postgraduate programs in public and private universities and institutions, both Spanish and international. He was published several articles and chapter in books on accounting, including International Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Performance Evaluation, Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting, and Actualidad Financiera. His research focus is on international accounting (IFRS vs. US GAAP) and the effects on entities and capital markets. He has been a member of a work delegation of the Spanish Accounting Standard Setter (ICAC), a member of the Advisory Group of a Project of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) on 'Performance Reporting'. He is member of the Research team HARMONIA/UAM at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He has led and participated in several research projects both national and international. He has been Associate Dean of International Relationships at the School of Economics and Business, and currently he is the Director of International Programs with the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and the Chairman of the Accounting Department at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

 

Dr. Niclas Hellman
Department of Accounting, Stockholm School of Economics, SwedenHe has published research in the areas of financial reporting and auditing in books and in journals such as European Accounting Review, Accounting in Europe, International Journal of Auditing and Scandinavian Journal of Management. Niclas is also Director of the master specialization in accounting and financial management at the Stockholm School of Economics and a member of the Swedish Accounting Standards Board.


Pascal Dumontier
Full Professor, Dean School of Economics, HEC, Switzerland

 

Dr. Ervin Black
Ph.D., School of Accountancy, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, USA Dr. Black is the PricewaterhouseCoopers Fellow. He teaches financial accounting, international accounting, and international business at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Black was awarded the Marriott School's outstanding researcher award in 2007 and has received multiple teaching and research awards. He received a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Washington, a bachelor's degree in international relations from BYU, and an MBA from BYU. Before pursuing an academic career, Black had 7 years of professional experience, mostly in financial and quantitative analysis. He has conducted numerous executive education seminars for some of the world's leading companies and leading universities. He has presented his research at business schools in France, Sweden, England, Czech Republic, Ireland, Hong Kong, and Mexico. He is a co-author of the text book: Radebaugh, L., Gray, S., Black, E.L., 2005, International Accounting and Multinational Enterprises. Sixth Edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, NJ.

Dr. F. Greg Burton
Ph.D., CPA, Deloitte & Touche Fellow, School of Accountancy, Brigham Young University, USADr. Burton is Deloitte and Touché Fellow. In 2005 he was visiting professor at the International Graduate Business School in Zagreb, Croatia. He teaches auditing, risks and controls, and international business at both the undergraduate and graduate level. He has been honoured with multiple teaching awards and recognitions. He received a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of South Carolina, a bachelor's and master's degree in accounting from Utah State University. Before pursuing an academic career, Burton was a senior manager with KPMG and spent two years with the firm living and working in Southeast Asia. He frequently consults with and conducts executive education seminars for companies. He has recently given presentations in China, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates. His research rests in the area of international accounting and auditing.

Dr. Holger Erchinger
Audit Partner in KPMG's National Office in New YorkDr. Erchinger has worked in public accounting since 1994. He started with Ernst & Young in 1994 and has worked between 1996 and 2010 in KPMG offices in Munich, Berlin and New York mostly serving SEC registrant clients with U.S. GAAP and IFRS financial statements on audit and audit-related issues. Dr. Erchinger has published papers and studies on international accounting, international auditing, convergence between U.S. GAAP and IFRS, and SEC rules and regulations. Dr. Erchinger taught between 1999 and 2008 IFRS, International Standards on Auditing, corporate governance and capital market law at the University of Munich, University of Augsburg and Berlin School of Economics and Law.

Dr. Gary Grudnitski
Ph.D., Professor, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy, San Diego State University, USA Gary Grudnitski is currently Professor of Accounting in the Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy at San Diego State University. He received his doctorate from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) and has taught previously at the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Grudnitski's research interests are in the area of international and managerial accounting, information systems and real estate. He has published in the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Real Estate Research and the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.

Dr. Victoria Krivogorsky
Ph.D., Associate Professor, Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy, San Diego State University, USA. Contact email: Dr. Victoria Krivogorsky is a faculty member in the Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy at San Diego State University, USA. Her international research and teaching experience includes serving on the faculty at ESSEC-Paris, France, ESCP-EAP European School of Management, Paris, France, and Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, April 2010 as a visiting professor. Her research interests rest in the areas of international accounting and corporate governance. Her research efforts resulted in numerous academic publications. She presented the results of her research efforts at business schools in France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Portugal, Finland, Poland, and Russia. She is the Director of iBEACON (International Business Economics Accounting Collaborative Network).

Per Olsson
Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Accounting, Duke University, USA

Dr. Massoud M. Saghafi
Professor, Department of Marketing, San Diego State University, USA