Reinhard Bachmann is Professor of International Management, Director of the Centre for Trust Research and Head of the School of Finance and Management at SOAS (formally known as the School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London. He has published widely on inter-organisational and institutional trust. His articles have appeared in journals such as Organization Studies, Cambridge Journal of Economics, British Journal of Sociology, Journal of Trust Research etc. He has also edited (together with Akbar Zaheer) the Handbook of Trust Research (2008) and the Handbook of Advances in Trust Research (2013). Among his previous academic employers are the University of Groningen, ETH Zurich and the University of Cambridge.