John is Associate Professor in Accounting at Macquarie University, Sydney. Originally a consultant he joined academia after completing his Ph.D. in 2008. His thesis won the European Fund for Management Development and Emerald Journals Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in the Knowledge Management category. John’s research specialties are intellectual capital, knowledge management, non-financial reporting, research methods and academic writing. John has published over 40 peer reviewed articles in leading academic journals. He is also the Australasian Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Capital, Associate Editor of the eJournal of Knowledge Management and on the Editorial Board of Advice of the highly regarded Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal and several other international accounting journals.