Al Bhimani (CPA Canada) is professor of management accounting at the London School of Economics. He has authored a range of scholarly publications and several books in management accounting. Al serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals and is undertaking research on how Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, robotics, Augmented Reality and Blockchain are impacting financial management
Karen Brickman ACMA, CGMA is an Associate Professor and the Associate Head of the School of Accounting Finance and Economics at the University of Greenwich. She researches and lectures in the field of Accounting Education, Performance Management and Risk-Taking, along with being a Chartered Management Accountant CIMA. Dr Brickman started her career in Investment Banking and has extensive financial services experience, particularly in the risk and regulation domain. She provides insights and experience from both an academic and corporate perspective.
Chris Chapman is professor of management accounting at the University of Bristol. His research focuses on management control/information systems and performance evaluation, including costing systems in healthcare, big data analytics and accounting for sustainability.
Lino Cinquini is professor of management accounting at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa (Italy). His research interests are in cost and performance management, strategic management accounting and business reporting. Lino has conducted research in these areas in manufacturing and service sectors, including healthcare and published contributions in academic journals. He serves in the editorial boards of the Journal of Accounting & Organisational Change and Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management.
Antonio Davila has a dual appointment as professor of Entrepreneurship and professor of Accounting and Control at IESE Business School. He is the Alcatel Lucent Chair of Technology Management. His current research focuses on management accounting and control systems for innovation and strategy making in both startup and established companies. He holds a doctorate from the Harvard Business School where he was a visiting professor in 2013 and 2014; previously he was a faculty member at Stanford’ GSB.
Angelo Ditillo is an Associate Professor of Management Accounting and Control at Università Bocconi and Professor of SDA Bocconi School of Management. He has published several contributions in academic journals. His current research interests relate to inter-organizational management accounting, management control in knowledge-intensive firms and creative settings, blockchain technology and sustainability control systems.
Anne Farrell is the PwC Professor and Interim Department Chair in the Accountancy Department of the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Her research focuses on how performance measurement and control systems can be designed to influence and facilitate effective and efficient decision-making, and uses primarily experimental methodologies, including tools from neuroscience. She serves as an editor at Contemporary Accounting Research and Management Accounting Research, as editor of the book series Studies in Managerial and Financial Accounting, and as the American Accounting Association Vice President-Finance.
Lin Fitzgerald ACMA, CGMA is professor of management accounting at Loughborough University Business School. Her research interests and publications are in the areas of performance management and cost information for decision-making in service organisations. She has a strong track record in funded research, has published in both practitioner and academic journals and is currently an associate editor for British Accounting Review.
Frank Hartmann is professor of management accounting and management control at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. His research interests include the effects of performance evaluation on trust and motivation and the neuroscience of financial decision making and control. He serves as associate editor for ABACUS and Accounting and Business Research.
Lisa Jack FCCA FHEA FIAgM is Professor of Accounting in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance at the University of Portsmouth, and also a former President of the British Accounting and Finance Association (2015-2020). Before becoming an academic, she worked as an auditor and then as a teacher. She is one of the few accounting researchers to investigate the agri-food industry, including costs of food crime and food waste. Her areas of interest include management control, performance measurement and social theories applied to accounting research.
Thorsten Knauer is professor of management accounting and scientific director of the Institute for Corporate Management at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. His research focuses on performance measurement and management, planning systems, digitization in management accounting, and planning and control of M&A. Thorsten has published several contributions in both academic and practitioner journals.
Kari Lukka is a professor emeritus of accounting at the Turku School of Economics, Finland. His research interests and publication record cover wide areas of management accounting and control as well as methodological foundations of accounting research. He has served as the editor of the European Accounting Review and is now an Associate Editor of Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management as well as on the editorial boards of several accounting research journals, including AOS, MAR, BAR and ABR. He is also at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management faculty. In 2022, Kari received the Anthony G. Hopwood Award for Academic Leadership from the EAA.
Sanlie Middleberg FCMA, CGMA is a professor in the School of Accounting Sciences, Management Accountancy programme at the North-West University in South Africa. Her research interests include management accounting and finance with a specific focus on the agricultural industry. Her corporate experience includes 18 months in the investment banking sector in the United Kingdom and five years in the petroleum industry in South Africa. Sanlie is the chair of the Southern Africa CIMA Regional Research Centre.
Jan Mouritsen is a professor at Copenhagen Business School. His interests lie in the role of management control in various organisational and social contexts including intellectual capital and knowledge management, technology management and operations management. Jan is a member of several editorial boards and has been published in journals including Accounting, Organizations and Society and Management Accounting Research.
Hanno Roberts is a professor in management accounting and control at the Norwegian School of Business. He has an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management and a PhD from the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands. His main research interests are in the areas of management accounting and control of the knowledge-intensive firm, and qualitative research methods.
Robert Scapens is emeritus professor at the Alliance Manchester Business School and professor of management accounting at the University of Birmingham. He was a co-founder of Management Accounting Research and was its editor-in-chief for 25 years. Now he’s partly retired, he supports younger colleagues in conducting and writing up their research, as well as teaching qualitative research methods to postgraduate students.
Roland Spekle is professor of management accounting & control at Nyenrode Business University. His research interests include the design of effective management control structures and performance measurement systems, both in the private and in the public sector. He currently serves as an editor of the Journal of Management Accounting Research.
Monte Swain is Professor of Management Accounting at Brigham Young University. Professor Swain has been the recipient of a number of teaching awards at both BYU and MSU. He is a licensed CPA and a holder of the CGMA designation. His research interests include behavioural issues in decision support systems, activity-based costing and activity-based management, strategic performance measurements and the Balanced Scorecard and eCommerce finance and strategy.
Steven Toms is professor of accounting and finance at the University of Leeds. His research focuses on the interface between strategic management decision-making and business finance. He has used this to develop models of corporate turnaround, business evolution and strategies for survival in declining industries, business ethics and corporate social responsibility, and health sector PFIs.
Liz Warren is a professor of accounting and business education. She has held several significant leadership roles in Higher Education and is currently the Head of International for the Faculty of Business and Law at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her research interests in the area of accounting are based on regulation, capital budgeting, performance management and in Business Education, mainly in the areas of improving the self-efficacy of students and digital platforms