- Professor of Accounting, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Michael is a Former Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR) at LSE. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and an Associate member of the UK Chartered Institute of Taxation.
His areas of research have included the causes and consequences of auditability, transparency and accountability, the role of external and internal auditing in corporate governance, operational risk management, and errors and risk reporting. He is an honorary fellow of the Institute for Risk Management (IRM) and has held visiting fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin and at All Souls College, Oxford.
It is a cliché to say "The only constant is change." But the trouble with clichés is that they are often true. The way consumers want to interact with companies is changing so businesses cannot be too rigid with procedures. New technologies systems and Cloud has also changed the way businesses work internally. Technology will always be a serious issue for Risk Committees.