Javed is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Director of the newly introduced MSc Accounting programme. He joined Manchester Business School as a Lecturer in 2008, and was promoted to a Senior Lecturer in the same school in 2015. Javed’s primary fields of research are auditing, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting, especially in the context of developing economies. His research has been funded by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, UK. Dr Siddiqui also works as a consultant for a number of international development agencies, such as the World Bank and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) as well as national level professional accountancy bodies, such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh. Javed has supervised a number of PhD students, and works as an ad-hoc reviewer for internationally reputed journals. He was the Programme Director for MSc Accounting and Finance programme, and is an undergraduate awards external examiner at University of Essex and University of Hull.