Dr Georgakopoulos is a graduate of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development of the Agricultural University of Athens in Greece. He received both his MSc in Business Economics and his doctorate in Accounting from Strathclyde University Business School in the UK. Georgios’ work has appeared amongst others and most notably in top tier accounting journals such as: Accounting Organizations & Society (ABS rank: 4*); International Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Taxation (ABS rank: 3); Accounting & Business Research (ABS rank: 3); Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal; Accounting Forum (ABS rank: 3); Public Money & Management (ABS rank: 2); and in book chapters in prominent international research volumes. His research interests are in the areas of: the Jurisdictional Expansion of the Accounting Profession; Social and Environmental Accountability and Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainability Assurance; Capital Markets and Financial Accounting. Georgios’ teaching is focused on Financial Accounting and in specific on International Financial Reporting Standards at undergraduate, specialised postgraduate and MBA programmes. He has also taught amongst others: Basic; Intermediate; and Advanced Financial Accounting; Accounting & Finance; Management & Cost Accounting; Financial Statement Analysis & Firm Valuation; Banking Management; and Sustainability, Accountability & Ethics.