Michael Wells CA(SA) is Professor of Practice at Imperial College Business School, Visiting Lecturer at London Business School and a World Bank consultant, working to deepen understanding of international financial reporting requirements and fostering capacity to make/audit/regulate the judgments necessary to apply them. He also perform compliance reviews of corporate financial statements for World Bank assessments of country compliance with financial reporting standards.
For over a decade, he led the International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB) International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Education Initiative.
He serves on the American Accounting Association (AAA) Membership Advisory Committee. Before that he served on the AAA Education Committee and the AAA Innovation in Accounting Education Award Committee. For nearly a decade he served as a member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) Consultative Advisory Group and the International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER) Board of Advisors.