SHORT BIO OF EDITORS (ROUND TABLE)
Beatriz García Osma is Professor of Accounting at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Research Member at ECGI. She is a visiting professor at Stockholm School of Economics. Previously, she was an Associate Professor at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She holds a PhD in Accounting & Finance from Lancaster University, where she was also a Marie Curie pre- and post-doctoral researcher. She was elected to represent Spain in the Board of the European Accounting Association (2014-2020), and also, as a member of the EAA Management Committee (2014-2017). She is the editor of the European Accounting Review (2020-2023), a past editor of the Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting, and she serves on several editorial boards of international journals. Her research focuses on the links between financial reporting, corporate governance and capital markets. She has published in, among others, the Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting & Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, Accounting Organizations and Society, European Accounting Review, Journal of Corporate Finance.
Haluk Ünal is a Professor of Finance, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, Special Advisor to the Center for Financial Research of the FDIC, and Senior Fellow at the Wharton Financial Institutions Center. He is also the Managing Editor of the Journal of Financial Services Research. His current research focuses on executive compensation, corporate bonds, bank mergers, pricing default risk, risk management, and bank resolution costs. He is published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Journal of Banking and Finance, Review of Derivatives Research, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies. Mr. Ünal has been a consultant to the World Bank, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Department of Justice. He is also on the academic council of Standard and Poor’s. Internationally, he delivered invited lectures in Portugal, China, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, and Turkey. He also held executive training for Bank of Beijing, China Merchants Bank, Banco Santander, Minsheng Bank, Fannie Mae, Hughes Network Systems, Oracle, PENN-Securities Association of China, SAIC, Wharton’s International Housing and EMTM programs. Mr. Ünal has been the President of the Turkish-American Scientist and Scholars Association (TASSA) since 2010.