Stephen Taylor is UTS Distinguished Professor of Accounting at the University of Technology Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (FASSA) and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (FCA). He is also a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board. In 2015 and 2018, Stephen was a member of the Economics and Commerce Panel for the ERA assessments. Journals in which his research has been published include Journal of Accounting and Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Abacus, Accounting and Finance and Australian Journal of Management. Stephen is currently Co-Editor of the International Journal of Accounting, and an editor of the Journal of International Accounting Research. He has had a number of large ARC Grants (Discovery and Linkage). He is currently a Director of the Rozetta Institute and Chair of the Audit Committee, and has served as an expert witness on valuation and financial reporting issues in Australia and overseas. Stephen previously served as the Associate Dean-Research at the UTS Business School (2009-2016) as well as chairing BARDsNet (2012-2016), the representative organisation for research deans and directors in Australian and New Zealand business schools.