Venancio (Ven) Tauringana is Head of the Department of Accounting and Professor of Accounting and Sustainability at Southampton Business School, the University of Southampton, since 2018. He was previously Director of the Centre for Research in Accounting, Accountability andCreate Governance (CRAAG), Department of Accounting, University of Southampton. Ven was the Acting Head of the Department of Accounting, Southampton Business School in 2016 and Acting Director of Research for Southampton Business School in 2017. He is also Editor of the Advances in Environmental Accounting and Management, Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies and Associate Editor of the South African Journal of Accounting Research. He was President of the African Accounting Association (AAFA) from 2017 to 2019. Before joining the University of Southampton in 2016, Ven was with The Business School, Bournemouth University from 2002 when he joined as a Senior Lecturer and was promoted to Associate Professor (2010) and Professor of Accounting (2014). He was Director of Research for the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics (2010 to 2016). Prior to that, Ven also worked for Isle of Man International Business School, British Isles, where he was a Principal Lecturer in Accounting and B.A. Business Studies Programme Director (2001 to 2002). He also spent six years as a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance (1995 to 2001) at the University of Bedfordshire. Ven received a Masters’ Degree (M.Acc) in International Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Glasgow and a PhD in Accounting from Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), a Practitioner Member of the Institute of Environment Management and Assessment (PIEMA), an Associate Member of the Chartered Governance Institute (ACG) and an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Zimbabwe (AIBZ).