Professor Noel Hyndman has been Professor of Accounting at Queen’s University Belfast since 2002. Previously he was Professor of Accounting at the University of Ulster (until 2002) and has held Visiting Professorships at the University of Ottawa in Canada and the University of Sydney in Australia, as well as being an Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. He is a Chartered Global Management Accountant and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He is currently Chair of the British Accounting and Finance Association’s (BAFA’s) Public Services and Charities Special Interest Group, and a member of BAFA’s Executive Committee. Professor Hyndman has been Academic Advisor to the Chartered Accountants Ireland Educational Trust since 2011.