Paul André, PhD (U. of Waterloo, Canada), professor, HEC Lausanne, has taught Financial Reporting, Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation in many MSc, MBA and various Advanced Masters Programs and Executive Education programs.
His research focuses on the topics of financial reporting, earnings quality, corporate governance, ownership structures, auditing and mergers and acquisitions. Paul has published articles on these topics in journals such as: Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Accounting and Business Research, Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting and Corporate Governance: An International Review, Accounting in Europe. Paul is Editor of Accounting in Europe, a journal of the European Accounting Association, Associate Editor of the Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting and is also on the editorial boards of Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting and Business Research, Comptabilité Contrôle Audit, among others.
He has been a Professor at ESSEC Business School (and director of the ESSEC Financial Reporting Centre), the University of Edinburgh, HEC Montreal, UQAM and the University of Ottawa and a visiting scholar at Paris-Dauphine, Paris XII, Concordia University and Cass Business School.
Past Associate Dean for Research and Head of Department, Paul is also a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA-CA) and has worked for one of the Big Four auditing firms.