CIMA Professor of Accounting and Financial Management
Wim A. Van der Stede is the CIMA Professor of Accounting and Financial Management at the London School of Economics, where he is also Head of Department since 2012. Wim’s research interests primarily focus on the study of management control systems, with a particular interest in performance measurement, evaluation, and incentive systems. Wim has published in several academic and practitioner journals in these areas and is the co-author of the leading text on Management Control Systems. Wim has won several awards for his research, as well as for his teaching, including the AAA Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award (twice). Wim has been the President of the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA), Chair of the Publications Committee of the European Accounting Association (EAA), and has served on the AAA Board as a Director (International). Wim is on the Editorial Board of a dozen journals, and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Management Accounting Research. Wim appears regularly at academic and practitioner conferences around the world as a keynote speaker, panelist, presenter or discussant, including for CFOs, controllers and a range of financial professionals. Wim is the author or co-author of about 30 cases which are used in classrooms around the world.