Máté Széles is a PhD Candidate at the Accounting Section of the Amsterdam Business School. He graduated cum laude from the master program Accounting and Control from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Máté worked as an Executive Compensation Research Assistant at Ernst & Young Netherlands. Currently, he is on a research visit at the University of Utah. Máté is working on research projects related to insider trading, CEO inside debt holdings, bank CEO compensation and compensation of externally hired executives. Máté is involved in teaching activities as a tutor of the Financial Statement Analysis course at the bachelor level and as supervisor of bachelor and master theses.