Always being curious to better understand the accountancy world in order to contribute to improve audit quality
Barbara Majoor is the director of the center Accounting, Auditing & Control. Her research concentrates on audit quality, auditing standards, ethics with a special focus on the behavioral aspects and incentives of audit quality. She is proud on working together with the faculty of her center in different research projects and contributing to the development of the auditing profession. She is also energized by thesis supervision of auditing students.Barbara Majoor studied Business Economics at the University of Amsterdam. After obtaining a degree as a certified public accountant from the University of Amsterdam, she went on to obtain her Doctorate in 1997, with a thesis on: ‘The Authority of Auditing Guidelines'. Barbara has relevant experience in the audit practice as a partner of KPMG (until 2008) and Deloitte (until 2015).
She loves to hike and climb in the mountains. She also likes gardening and having good talks with her friends.