New IASB Chair begins his first term

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Jul 01, 2021

On July 1, 2021, the new Chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), Andreas Barckow, has officially taken up his role.

Before joining the IASB, Dr. Barckow served as President of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (Deutsches Rech­nungsle­gungs Standards Committee e.V.). He is a former Deloitte Partner and has been an active par­tic­i­pant in numerous advisory bodies to the IFRS Foun­da­tion and the IASB, including mem­ber­ship of the IASB’s Accounting Standards Advisory Forum (ASAF) and the IFRS Advisory Council, and is a highly recognized expert on IFRSs at national, European and international level.

In an interview published on the IASB website today he talks about his career, his ex­pe­ri­ence at the Foun­da­tion so far and his pri­or­i­ties for the next few years.

Please click to access the interview on the IASB website.

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