Prof. Dr. Sebastian Hoffmann

Topic: Accounting, Auditing and the Wende

Sebastian Hoffmann is a Lecturer in Accounting and Director of the MSc Accounting and Finance at the University of Edinburgh Business School (UK), and a Research Professor of Accounting at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management (Germany). He currently serves as Vice President Communications on the Executive Committee of the International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER).

Professor Hoffmann maintains an interdisciplinary research agenda in financial accounting with particular emphases on lobbying and accounting standard setting, IFRS accounting regulation and its implementation, and accounting in historical contexts. His research is published in leading international journals, such as Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal and Critical Perspectives on Accounting.