Walter Aerts

Walter Aerts


Prinsstraat 13
2000 Antwerpen, BEL

Walter Aerts is full professor in the field of accountancy at the University of Antwerp, as well as part-time professor at Tilburg University and at the Antwerp Management School and associate director of the Centre for Impression Management in Accounting Communication (CIMAC) at Bangor University.

His research interests cover narrative impression management, internal control and corporate governance, IPOs, media effects on business, institutional perspectives on accounting and international comparative disclosure research and he teaches financial accounting, financial reporting and analysis, and international financial reporting standards.

Walter is a member of the IFRS committee of the Belgian Accounting Standards Board (CBN) and of the CBN committee revising current accounting standards. He is an associate editor of the British Accounting Review and editorial board member of Accounting and Business Research and Accountancy and Bedrijfskunde.


Statute & functions


  • emeritus occasional assignment