Professor of Accounting, Open Universiteit, Heerlen, The Netherlands
Professor of Accounting, Open Universiteit Heerlen, Department of Accounting and Finance, 2015-present. Before that I was Professor of Business Economics, Universiteit Tilburg, 2001-2016; Professor of Business Economics, Universiteit Maastricht, 1992-2001; Assistant Professor of Accounting, Universiteit Maastricht, 1984-1992; and Assistant Professor of Management, Universiteit Antwerpen, 1978-1984.
These days I am interested in the history of the corporation and accounting; the social responsibility of corporations and accounting, and auditing. I am an academic member of the board of the new Foundation for Auditing Research in the Netherlands. In the past I have also done financial accounting and tax accounting research.