Chris is a Professor of Accounting at the University of London (Royal Holloway College) and at the University of Sydney. He is an adjunct professor at the Norwegian Business School. He has held posts at universities in San Diego and New York. In continental Europe, he has held visiting professorships in Amsterdam and Barcelona. He won the ‘Outstanding International Educator’ of the American Accounting Association in 2002, and the ‘Distinguished Academic Award’ of the British Accounting and Finance Association in 2016.
Chris was a member of the Accounting Standards Committee of the UK and Ireland from 1987 to 1990, and one of the two UK representatives on the Board of the International Accounting Standards Committee from 1993 to 2001. He is a member of the Academic Panel of the UK’s Accounting Council. He has been a consultant to PricewaterhouseCoopers for 30 years.
Chris was the joint editor of Accounting and Business Research. He is author of fourteen books, including Company Reporting in the USA (Financial Times),
The Economics of Taxation (latest edition, 2017), An International Introduction to Financial Accounting (2016), Comparative International Accounting (2016) and the Penguin Dictionary of Accounting (2006).
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