James L. Chan
James L. Chan, Professor Emeritus of Accounting at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is Distinguished Overseas Professor at Peking University and at Shandong University of Finance and Economics, China. A co-founder of the CIGAR (Comparative International Government Accounting Research) Network, Chan received two lifetime achievement/contribution awards. He is a part-time Public Financial Management Advisor for the IMF Fiscal Affairs Department, and has been a long-time consultant to the Chinese Ministry of Finance, among others. He received his PhD in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.