Nigar Sultana is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Accounting within the Curtin Business School, Curtin University. Her research interests are in the areas of auditing, corporate governance and financial reporting. Nigar published a number of articles from her PhD in ABDC A* and A-ranked journals including Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, European Accounting Review, Accounting and Finance and the International Journal of Auditing. Prior to joining academia full-time, Nigar was an assurance auditor in a chartered accounting firm in Perth and was also employed as a sessional academic at Edith Cowan University, Perth Australia. Nigar is a Chartered Accountant and has successfully supervised five PhD students and six Honours students to completion and is currently supervising three PhD students. Nigar has received awards for her research and teaching at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Nigar was awarded the Curtin Business School ‘New Researcher of the Year 2014’ for her research publications, higher degrees by research supervision and grant income.