IASB announces membership of the transition resource group for IFRS 17

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21 Sep 2017

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has announced the members of a Transition Resource Group (TRG) that will focus on potential implementation issues associated with their new insurance contracts standard.

The TRG members comprise of auditors and preparers. In addition, there are three observers to the group from international security regulators, insurance supervisors and actuarial organisations. The current mem­ber­ship includes:

  • Vasilka L Bangeova, Grant Thornton UK LLP, Director, head of insurance technical
  • Laurent Cholvy, AXA, Group head of accounting norms and actuarial reporting
  • Jo Clube, Aviva plc, Technical accounting director
  • Anne Driver, QBE Insurance Group, Group head of finance policy and assurance
  • Sai-Cheong Foong, AIA Group Limited, Group chief actuary
  • Jens Freiberg, BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Partner, head of accounting advisory group
  • Kevin Griffith, EY, Partner, global IFRS insurance leader
  • Francesco Nagari, Deloitte, Partner, global IFRS insurance leader
  • Jeong Hyeok Park, Samsung Life Insurance, General manager
  • Roman Sauer, Allianz SE, Head of group accounting and reporting
  • Lesley Thomson, Sun Life Financial, Vice president and deputy chief actuary
  • Massimo Tosoni, Assicurazioni Generali SpA, Head of group accounting policy and reporting
  • Mary Helen Trussell, KPMG, Partner and global leader, insurance change
  • Gail Tucker, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lead global accounting technical partner responsible for insurance
  • Ying (Sally) Wang, China Pacific Life Insurance Co., Ltd, Deputy general manager and chief financial officer


  • William C. Hines,  International Actuarial Association
  • Thorsten Melcher, International Organization of Securities Commissions
  • Kallol Sen, International Association of Insurance Supervisors

The first TRG meeting is scheduled for 13 November 2017.

For more in­for­ma­tion, see the press release on the IASB website.

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