Bill Lee is a full professor of accounting at the University of Sheffield Management School in the UK where he served as the Head of its Accounting and Financial Management Division and a member of its Executive for three and a half years. Prior to that, he was a full professor of Accounting at the University of Keele Management School in the UK where he was Subject Leader of the Accounting Group and a member of the Senior Management Team. He has helped to establish a number of academic communities dedicated to research methods including the BAM Research Methodology SIG and the European Academy of Management (EURAM) Research Methods and Research Practice strategic interest group, serving as the inaugural secretary of the former and the inaugural chair of the latter. He also served as Vice-Chair and member of the Executive of BAM. He has also served as an Editor of the European Management Review and a number of book series on research methods.