IFRS Foundation announces second ISSB Vice-Chair

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31 Aug, 2022

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation have announced the appointment of Jingdong Hua as ISSB Board member. He will also act as the second Vice-Chair of the ISSB.

Mr Hua is the former Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank, where his responsibilities included green bond initiatives and sustainable finance capacity-building programmes. He has also previously served as Deputy Treasurer of the Asian Development Bank and has held positions at the United Nations Development Programme and the African Development Bank. In his role as Vice-Chair, Mr Hua will oversee the development and implementation of the ISSB’s strategies to support and include stakeholders in emerging and developing economies as well as small and medium-sized companies. 

The press release announcing the appointment is available on the IFRS Foundation website.

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