Sander joined the School of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation as a Lecturer in April 2020. He completed his PhD at KU Leuven in Belgium and also holds a bachelors and master’s degree from KU Leuven.
Sander focusses on corporate governance, with a specific interest in the complex relations between company directors and the role of director behaviour in the firm information environment.
His expertise lies in evaluation and quantifying determinants and consequences of individual behaviour in corporate boards. His interest is in assessing fairness in the firm information environment and in the treatment of different members of the board of directors. Sander studies insider trading using it as a measure of director diligence and ethics.
His work has been published in Journal of Business Ethics, Auditing: a Journal of Theory and Practice, Decision Support Systems, and Accounting Research Journal.