Florian Gebreiter is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Birmingham Business School. His principal research interests lie in two areas. Firstly, he examines accounting, accountability and control practices in the public and not-for-profit sectors. Secondly, he researches the accounting profession, with a particular emphasis on issues relating to recruitment, social mobility and professional socialisation. His research has been published in a range of international journals including Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, British Accounting Review and European Accounting Review.