Rik Sen is an Associate Professor in the School of Banking and Finance at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. Before joining UNSW, he was an assistant professor of finance at the Hong Kong University of Science of Technology. His research is primarily in corporate finance, with specific focus on corporate governance and compensation. He has taught courses in undergraduate programs, MBA, other Masters programs, and doctoral program. He has supervised Ph.D. students and is regularly invited to present his work at international conferences. Rik received his Ph.D. from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He has published in the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Management Science. He has won several competitive research grants as well as an award for the best paper in corporate finance at the Northern Financial Association conference.