Javed is a Professor of Financial Reporting at the Alliance Manchester Business School. He is also currently the school Director for post-graduate taught (PGT) programmes, responsible for a portfolio of fifteen specialised MSc programmes (comprising more than 900 students). Javed joined Manchester Business School as a Lecturer in 2008, and was promoted to a Senior Lecturer in the same school in 2015. His 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), the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, UK. Dr Siddiqui worked with international development agencies, such as the World Bank and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Big Four accountancy firms, as well as national level professional accountancy bodies. Javed's work has consistently appeared in reputed accounting and management journals, including the Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, the British Accounting Review, and the Journal of Business Ethics. His work has been cited by important professional and policy making bodies, such as the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK. Dr Siddiqui 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 and MSc Accounting programmes, and is an undergraduate awards external examiner at the University of Essex. Dr Siddiqui is an external member of the Financial Reporting and Corporate Governance Committee of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission. He also sits in the academic advisory panel for the UK Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.