Paolo Quattrone is Professor of Accounting and Management Control at IE Business School in Madrid. Previously he was Reader in Accounting at University of Oxford and Official Student of Christ Church. He is a member of the Standing Scientific Committee of the European Accounting Association Congress, and and edits the Book Review Section of the European Accounting Review. He also serves as an Associate Editor of the British Accounting Review and is on the editorial boards of Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal; Organization, Journal of Management and Governance; Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management; Accounting, Organizations and Society; and the Accounting Historians Journal. He is Honorary Senior Research Associate at Italian Studies at Oxford, and Fulbright New Century Scholar for 2009-2010 at Stanford University, where he is working on issues of university governance and accountability, and on the future of business education.