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Jarett Decker is the Joey Jacobs Chair of Excellence in Accounting and Professor of Practice as well as an affiliated scholar of the Political Economy Research Institute in the Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University.

A lawyer and CPA, he is the former Head of the World Bank’s Centre for Financial Reporting Reform in Vienna, Austria (2014-2019), where he advised governments in developing countries on financial transparency reforms and was the first person to serve as Deputy Director and Chief Trial Counsel for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (2006-2014), where he established and led the Board’s program of disciplinary litigation against Big Four and other auditors.