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IFRS® Foundation Conference: London 2019

Thursday 20 - Friday 21 June 2019

Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge

Kathryn Donkersley is part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board and is the project lead on the Board’s Disclosure Initiative projects. Kathryn previously worked on the leases project, which resulted in the issuance of IFRS 16 Leases in January 2016, and led the International Accounting Standards Board’s activities to support implementation of IFRS 16.

Prior to joining the IASB Technical Staff, Kathryn worked as a technical analyst at Tesco plc, providing IFRS support and training to the group and local finance teams. Kathryn previously worked as an audit manager for Ernst & Young in London, working with clients in the retail and technology sectors.

Mr Edelmann served as a member of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (DRSC) from 2006 until 2011. He is a former Head of Group Reporting at Deutsche Bank AG, where he was responsible for internal and external reporting activities between 1997 and 2011. During his time at the Bank, he oversaw a number of major projects including the Bank's conversion from US GAAP to IFRS Standards in 2007. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Mr Edelmann worked at KPMG for nine years providing audit services primarily for financial institution. During that time with KPMG he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Until joining the IASB he was a senior adviser at German consultancy firm zeb/rolfes.schierenbeck.associates (Zeb). Mr Edelmann was also a member of the Accounting Working Group of the German Banking Association for 14 years and served as its Chairman from 2004-2011.

Mr Hoogervorst is a former chairman of the executive board, the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), and a former chairman of the IOSCO technical committee. He was appointed as a co-chair of the Financial Crisis Advisory Group, a high level group of business leaders with experience of international markets, to advise the IASB and the FASB on their joint response to the financial crisis. He also served as Chairman of the Monitoring Board of the IFRS Foundation, oversight body of the IASB.

Between 1998 and 2007 Mr Hoogervorst held a number of positions in the Dutch Government, including minister of finance, minister of health, welfare and sport, and state secretary for social affairs. Prior to this Mr Hoogervorst served both as a member and senior policy advisor to the Dutch Parliament and the Ministry of Finance. He also spent three years as a banking officer for the National Bank of Washington in Washington, DC.

Mr Hoogervorst holds a Masters degree in modern history (University of Amsterdam, 1981) and a Master of Arts degree in international relations (Johns Hopkins University school of advanced international relations, majoring in international economics and Latin American studies).

Ms Flores joined the Board in 2017. She has almost four decades of experience with financial reporting both from a company perspective and from a standard-setting point of view. She served as Chief Executive Officer of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) and Chairman of EFRAG’s Technical Expert Group (TEG) from 2010 to 2016.Prior to joining the Board, she briefly returned to work as a partner at accountancy firm Mazars in Paris, France, where she also worked from 2002 to 2010. Ms Flores has worked as Chief Financial Officer for more than a decade for both listed and private groups, including CFO of BPI Group, Intertechnique subsidiary IN-LHC and Thomson Group subsidiary Auxilec SA. She has a Master in Business Administration from Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Paris.

Andrea Pryde is part of the technical staff leadership team at the International Accounting Standards Board (Board), responsible for the strategic direction for all implementation support activities relating to IFRS 17, the first comprehensive and truly international IFRS Standard for insurance contracts.

Uni Choi is part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board. She is part of the Financial Instruments team with specific responsibility for the impairment and classification and measurement of IFRS 9 and a research project on financial instruments with characteristics of equity.

Yulia Feygina is a member of the Technical Staff at the International Accounting Standards Board and is responsible for the Business Combinations under Common Control and Management Commentary projects. Prior to joining the IASB, Yulia has worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in various roles, most recently for PwC global technical group in London specialising in reporting financial instruments. Prior to that, Yulia worked for PwC in Central and Eastern Europe specialising in reporting business combinations and taught IFRS at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University).

Nick Anderson was appointed as a member of the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) in 2017. He has 30 years of practical experience, mainly as a buy-side investor using and supporting the development of high-quality financial reporting. Mr Anderson joins from Janus Henderson Investors in the UK, where he served as global equity portfolio manager and head of equity research. He was responsible for overseeing the sharing of research and best practice across Janus Henderson’s equity teams and served as the firm’s contact for the Board’s Investors in Financial Reporting programme.

Mr Anderson was a member of the UK Accounting Standards Board from 2007 to 2013 and a founding member of the Corporate Reporting Users’ Forum (CRUF).

He has a degree in economics, University College, Durham, UK, and is an associate of the CFA Society of the UK.

Ms. Shah leads the technical staff that support the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) and is responsible for the coordination and delivery of all technical activities in line with priorities set out by the Board.


Prior to joining the IFRS Foundation staff, Ms. Shah spent 13 years in a variety of roles at the US Securities and Exchange Commission, most recently as Deputy Chief Accountant of the Division of Corporation Finance.


Ms Shah also worked for PwC in the UK and the US from 1996 to 2004. She has a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Washington University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a CFA® charterholder.

Roberta Ravelli is a technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board, working on the implementation of the new IFRS Standard for insurance contracts. Prior to joining the organisation as a practice fellow in 2014, Roberta was a senior manager at PwC. Roberta worked at PwC in Milan and in Paris for 12 years, providing auditing, accounting and consulting services to national and international banking and asset management groups and other financial intermediaries. She graduated in business administration from Bocconi University and she qualified as legal auditor in Italy. Roberta is fluent in Italian, English and French.

Matt looks after KPMG’s Better Business Reporting Network and has developed and edited much of KPMG’s thought leadership in this field. He is also closely involved in supporting the IIRC’s development and promotion of the Integrated Reporting Framework. Matt provides guidance across a wide range of sectors for businesses that are looking to develop their narrative reporting to support a deeper investor dialogue. His interest in the future of business reporting stems from his experience of analysing corporate performance and prospects to support M&A transactions and capital raising.

Gary Kabureck is a prominent and highly respected financial reporting practitioner.  Since 2001, he has served as the Chief Accounting Officer (and since 2003 as a Corporate Vice President) for Xerox Corporation – a Fortune Global 500 constituent, $22 billion technology and services company operating in more than 160 countries. With global responsibility for both IFRS and US GAAP accounting processes and a team of more than 1,200 accountants worldwide, he has oversight of Xerox’s accounting policy development, implementation of new accounting procedures, internal and external financial reporting, as well as internal controls. Prior to becoming Chief Accounting Officer, Mr Kabureck held various senior accounting positions at Xerox, beginning in 1985. His professional career began at PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1975, where he worked for ten years.

In addition to his practical experience, Mr Kabureck is recognised as a leader in the accounting profession worldwide. He is an active member of Financial Executives International (“FEI”) – a leading association for senior level finance executives. Since 2006, he has participated in FEI’s Committee on Corporate Reporting and for many years  has led the liaison between accounting standard-setters and FEI members regarding technical matters. Mr Kabureck also serves on a range of other advisory boards, including those to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) andpreviously the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). He is a frequently sought speaker on a wide variety of professional accounting and auditing matters.

Mr Kabureck graduated from the University of Bridgeport, where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting as well as a Masters of Business Administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant and in 2008 was inducted into the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Hall of Fame.

Patrina Buchanan is part of the technical staff leadership team at the International Accounting Standards Board. Patrina is responsible for activities supporting the implementation of IFRS Standards, and leads the work supporting the IFRS Interpretations Committee. Patrina has worked on a number of technical projects in the organisation and, in particular, led the development of the leases and consolidation standards. Before joining the International Accounting Standards Board in 2004 she worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Belfast, Brussels and London. Patrina is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Takatsugu Ochi became a member of the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) in July 2011. In 2016, he was reappointed to the Board to serve a second term. Prior to his appointment, Mr Ochi worked for Sumitomo Corporation, one of the largest trading houses in Japan. He has 30 years of experience preparing financial statements and applying accounting standards, including applying Japanese GAAP, US GAAP and IFRS Standards.

From 2006 to 2011, Mr Ochi served as a member of the IFRS Interpretation Committee.

Mr Ochi was secretary-general of the task force for the early adoption of IFRS Standards in Japan, initiated by the Japan Business Foundation (Nippon Keidanren), and an advisory member of various technical committees of the Accounting Standards Board of Japan. He was also a member of the working group on corporate accounting at Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and a member of the technical committee for business accounting at the Japanese Financial Service Agency, a government body responsible for banking, securities and insurance.

Mr Ochi studied economics at Kobe University, Japan.

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Amaro Gomes
Member
IASB

Amaro Luiz de Oliveira Gomes joined the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) in 2009, having previously served as head of the financial system regulation department of the Central Bank of Brazil. Mr Gomes was reappointed to the Board to serve a second term in July 2014.

Mr Gomes played a leading role in the adoption of IFRS Standards in Brazil. As a senior official at the Central Bank of Brazil, he oversaw the introduction of IFRS Standards for regulated financial institutions. He was also a member of the bodies that led the introduction of IFRS Standards into Brazil—the Brazilian Accounting Practice Committee and the Brazilian Steering Committee for Accounting, created by the Brazilian Federal Accounting Council.

Mr Gomes has been an active proponent of international regulatory cooperation. He served on the accounting task force of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. He also represented the Central Bank of Brazil and coordinated the Commission on Financial Services and the Sub-Commission on Accounting Issues at MERCOSUR.

From 1999 to 2003, he was Brazil’s representative to the Intergovernmental working group of experts on international standards of accounting and reporting, under the auspices of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

During his career as a financial regulator, Mr Gomes was directly involved in converging Brazilian prudential regulation with international standards and best practice, including the Bank for International Settlements’ Core principles for effective banking supervision and the Basel II Accords.

Jan Carlo Pereras is a technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board, working on the business combinations under common control project. Before joining the organisation, Carlo was a senior manager in the Audit and Assurance practice of EY. He was previously based in Phnom Penh and Manila where he handled a portfolio of mainly banks and other financial institutions.

Tim Craig is part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board. He is project lead for the Goodwill and Impairment and the Extractive Activities research projects. Prior to joining the organisation, Tim was Head of Group Technical Accounting at Centrica plc, providing IFRS support and training to the group and local finance teams.

Mr Kumar's role is to support the IASB (the Board) in its efforts to improve the knowledge of IFRS Standards; To work with the IASB technical staff to develop both educational materials for the investment community and presentations for investor outreach activities; To develop and maintain an internal investor education programme and materials for both IASB staff and Board members; To manage external relations, the organisation’s investor events and its internal training programme. Prior to joining the IASB, Mr Siddhant worked in investment banking, as an equity anlayst and as a capital markets lecturer across London, Dubai and India.

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Mary Tokar
Member
IASB

Ms Tokar is a highly-respected figure in the field of international financial reporting.  Prior to joining the IASB, she served as the global leader for KPMG’s International Financial Reporting Group, leading KPMG’s dialogue with the global accounting regulatory and standard-setting communities.  Ms Tokar has significant experience in the application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) in both developed and emerging economies, having worked in KPMG’s global IFRS group with engagement teams and clients around the world in their transition to and application of IFRSs.  She served as a member of the IFRS Interpretations Committee between 2001 and 2007 and was a KPMG global leader for employee benefit and share-based payment accounting. Previously, Ms Tokar worked at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as the Senior Associate Chief Accountant, International, in the Chief Accountant’s Office. At the SEC Ms Tokar was the lead SEC representative for international accounting issues, and she chaired an international committee of securities regulators working on disclosure and accounting issues for the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO).

Laura Kennedy is part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board, working on the implementation of the new IFRS Standard for insurance contracts. Prior to joining the organisation, Laura worked in Deloitte’s Audit and Assurance practice for the insurance sector.

Anne McGeachin is part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board, She is a member of the Insurance Contracts team and is also responsible for academic liaison activities. She has worked at the organisation since 2001, other than four years as a senior lecturer at Aberdeen University. She has worked on many projects including the Conceptual Framework, pensions and tax.

Simone Villa is part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board working on the business combinations under common control project.
Simone is seconded from EY Italy where he works in the Audit and Assurance Services department with the role of Senior Manager.

Chalani Mohotti is a part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board, working on supporting the implementation of IFRS 17 and on activities supporting the implementation, application and maintenance of IFRS Standards.

Prior to joining the organisation, Chalani worked as an Assistant Manager at PwC Sri Lanka, providing audit and assurance services to Sri Lankan companies operating in various sectors.

Chalani graduated from University of Sri Jayewardenepura with a specialisation in accounting and she qualified as a Chartered Accountant from CA Sri Lanka.

Jelena Voilo is part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) where she works on the Management Commentary project.

Prior to joining the IASB, Jelena worked for the Accounting Standards Board in Lithuania and for Moore Stephens Vilnius accounting firm.

Marie Claire Tabone is part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) and is part of the Management Commentary team. Prior to joining the organisation, Marie Claire was a manager in PwC’s global Investor Engagement team with a focus on corporate reporting, new accounting standards and sustainability issues. Marie Claire previously worked as an audit manager in PwC London’s assurance practice, mainly working in the technology and media sector.

Fernando Chiqueto is a member of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board, working on the Board’s Dynamic Risk Management and IBOR Reform projects. Prior to joining the organisation, Fernando worked at PwC Brazil for 14 years, including a 3 year-secondment to PwC global IFRS desk in London, providing auditing and consulting services to financial and non-financial IFRS preparers. Fernando is graduated in accounting and has a master’s degree and a PhD in accounting and finance from the University of Sao Paulo (USP).

Ross Turner is a technical fellow at the International Accounting Standards Board (Board). He is part of the Financial Instruments team and leads the Dynamic Risk Management Project. Prior to his secondment to the organisation, Ross worked with the TD Bank Financial Group in Treasury and Balance Sheet Management.

Dennis Jullens is lecturer in Accounting and Finance in the Accounting & Control Group of the Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam.  He joined from Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University. Before joining RSM, Dennis spent 20 years in banking of which the last 12 years at UBS where he was European Head, UBS Valuation & Accounting Research. In this role, he published applied research and advised institutional clients on a range of accounting topics, finance issues and valuation methodologies. He was also responsible for training graduates in UBS Equity Research in both London and Hong Kong.

 

Dennis has taught extensively at IE Business School Madrid, University of Edinburgh - Business School, WHU Vallendar, University of Amsterdam and Nijenrode Business University. In addition to his academic responsibilities, he is a member of the Capital Markets Advisory Committee (CMAC) advising the International Accounting Standards Board on the implications of IFRS for users of financial statements. Dennis is also a member of the Analyst User Panel at EFRAG; the advisory body to the European Commission on IFRS.

Russ Houlden is the CFO of United Utilities Group PLC.

He qualified as an accountant and as a corporate treasurer and did a wide range of financial roles in Spicer & Oppenheim (now Deloitte), ICI and BT before becoming FD of Lovells, CFO of Telecom New Zealand and CFO of United Utilities.

He has a track record of transforming businesses including ICI Polyurethanes, BT Wholesale, Lovells, Telecom New Zealand and United Utilities. He and his companies have won numerous prestigious awards over the last few years including Best Finance Director, Excellence in Reporting, Best Communication of Integrated Thinking, Best Audit Disclosure and Best Annual Report.

Apart from his executive role he is the Audit Committee Chairman and a Supervisory Board member of Orange Polska SA (listed on the WSX) and Chairman of the Financial Reporting Committee and a Main Committee member of the 100 Group which represents the FTSE100 to government, regulators, standard setters and other stakeholders. He has previously served as a member of the Ecosystem Markets Task Force for the UK government.

Janice is a leading advocate for corporate reporting that communicates as well as complies with relevant regulations, in an effective and accessible way. She works with clients including HSBC, Legal & General and Rio Tinto to develop and present often complex information, to a predominantly investor audience, within Annual Reports and websites. Prior to joining Superunion over a decade ago, Janice worked with PwC for over 25 years. She has worked as a consultant to standard setters and regulators, and continues to serve as an independent panel member on various bodies in relation to narrative reporting.

Ben is a senior Portfolio Manager of Global Equities. He sits as Chair of a Responsible Investment Advisory committee, advising a leading sustainable UK investment trust. Ben sits on the Investor Advisory Group to the UK’s Financial Reporting Council and on the Management Commentary Advisory group to the IASB. Ben is also a playwright and chairs a theatre charity.

Peter Reilly is an industrial analyst at Jefferies; he has followed the sector for over 20 years. He initially trained as an engineer and spent 10 years in a variety of technical and sales roles. Although not an accountant, he has a keen interest in accounting and is a founder member of CRUF. His goal when reading a set of accounts is to get a clear view of the company as if through the eyes of management.

Volker Kudszus is a Senior Director with S&P Global Ratings’ in Frankfurt. As Sector Lead for insurance he is primary analyst for Zurich Insurance Group, Hannover Re, Talanx, and backup analyst on Allianz SE and Sampo. Volker is co-chairing the Global Multiline Insurance focus team, coordinating the analysis of the global “top 12” primary insurers. Since 2017 Volker is co-chair of S&P Global Ratings‘ IFRS 17 task force. Within his role Volker is a specialist for hybrid bond issues of European insurers.
Before joining Standard & Poor’s in 2012, Volker has been responsible for insurance globally for Deka Investment’s equity asset management for 5 years. Before Volker worked 8 years in Insurance Equity Research and Insurance Asset Management with WestLB group in Düsseldorf.
Volker holds a diploma in mathematics and physics of University of Münster.

Ian McCafferty was a member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England from September 2012 until August 2018. Prior to his appointment, he had been Chief Economic Adviser to the CBI since September 2001.

He joined the CBI from BP, where he was Head of Macroeconomics. Previously, he spent ten years in the City, as Chief International Economist for both Natwest Markets and Baring Securities. Earlier in his career, he had worked for the CBI as Head of Economic Trends, following spells at The Economist newspaper and the International Chamber of Commerce, in Paris.

He is currently Senior Adviser to Oxford Economics and a Visiting Professor at King’s College, London. He has previously been a member of the advisory boards to the UK Innovation Research Centre, run by the University of Cambridge and Imperial College, London, to the Centre for Business Research at the University of Cambridge, and to the International Economics Programme, Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). He is a Fellow of the Society of Professional Economists.

Ian McCafferty graduated from Durham University, and did his postgraduate work at the University of Amsterdam, culminating in the equivalent of an M.A. He was awarded an honorary doctorate in Economics by the Nottingham Trent University in 2012.

 

He was appointed a CBE in the New Year Honours list 2019.

 

Riana Wiesner is a member of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board and is responsible for Financial Instruments. Before joining the organisation, she was a partner at EY in South Africa leading the Financial Accounting Advisory Services team in the Financial Services Sector. Prior to that, Riana was the Head of Accounting Policy for Europe,  Middle East and Africa at HSBC.  She was part of the IFRS 9 project team at the IASB previously and also held technical accounting roles at Barclays and Deloitte in the UK.

Dr. Suzanne Morsfield is a co-founder of Investment Community Analytics, which focuses on bridging the gap between investors and financial reporting (both digital and traditional). She has held roles at the IFRS Foundation, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Columbia Business School and EY. Suzanne currently serves or has served on the taxonomy advisory committees for the FASB and the IASB.

Lou Rohman has provided XBRL leadership and expertise to a wide range of client companies, working closely with individuals to provide the guidance needed to successfully produce, implement and confidently move forward with XBRL.

He is an active member of both the International Accounting Standards Board’s IFRS Taxonomy Consultative Group and the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s US-GAAP Taxonomy Advisory Group. 

Lou is Chair of the XBRL US Data Quality Committee, leading the creation of automated rules and guidance that registrants use to improve the quality of SEC XBRL filings.

He has 10 years of public accounting experience, followed by leadership positions as Director of External Reporting, Sr. Finance Officer, IT Controller, and Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at leading companies.

Bertrand Perrin is Director, Accounting Standards & Special Projects at the Group Consolidation & Financial Reporting Department of Vivendi, a European integrated media and content group headquartered in France.

He principally addresses integration of new businesses acquired, accounting for divestments, and implementation of new IFRS accounting standards, such as recently IFRS 15 and currently IFRS 16. He also coordinates some aspects of Vivendi’s financial reporting, such as financial instruments. 

Bertrand is a member of the IFRS Interpretations Committee.

Ann Tarca joined the International Accounting Standards Board from the University of Western Australia’s Business School, where she was an accounting teacher and researcher since 1996 and a professor since 2011.

Professor Tarca served as a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) from 2014 to 2017 and was research director for the AASB from February 2017. She was an academic fellow of the IFRS Foundation from 2011 to 2012. She has authored a text book on accounting and written a wide range of research papers related to IFRS Standards, for which she has received many awards. Professor Tarca is an active member of the international accounting academic community, having served on several boards and committees.

She qualified as a chartered accountant in 1985 and has a PhD in accounting from the University of Western Australia.

Manus was a founding partner of Autonomous, a research boutique focused on the financial services sector. Autonomous was acquired earlier this year by Alliance Bernstein, where Manus continues to manage the Autonomous research team and write research on the UK banks. Before joining Autonomous he worked at Merrill Lynch for ten years, in both London and New York.

Kevin is EY’s Global IFRS 17 Leader and a member of the IASB’s IFRS 17 Transition Resources Group. He is leading IFRS 17 implementation engagements with insurers in the life and health and non-life insurance industries in the UK and internationally. His clients include direct insurers, reinsurers, and those operating in the Specialty market. Kevin presents on Insurance Reporting matters at conferences, on webcasts, and at training events around the globe. He leads the EY IFRS 17 Centre of Excellence and is a major contributor to EY IFRS though leadership in the Insurance market.

 

Nicolette Lange is part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board, working on activities supporting the implementation of IFRS Standards including the work of the IFRS Interpretations Committee. Before joining the organisation, Nicolette worked as a financial accountant at Vesuvius plc with a focus on corporate reporting and new accounting standards. Nicolette previously worked at Deloitte in London. Nicolette is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa).

Andrew joined the staff of the Financial Reporting Council in 1990, and has contributed to numerous projects including one with the IASC (as it then was) that produced IAS 37 ‘Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets’.  More recently, he has played a part in the development of the discussion of measurement in the conceptual frameworks of IPSASB and the IASB.

Andrew now leads the FRC’s accounting research activities, which develop proposals for the improvement of accounting standards. 

 

Gustavo Olinda is part of the technical staff at the International Accounting Standards Board, working on activities supporting the implementation of IFRS Standards including the work of the IFRS Interpretations Committee. Before joining the organisation, Gustavo was a manager in Accounting Consulting Services at PwC in London, providing accounting advice on all areas of financial reporting. Gustavo graduated in accounting from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Sue Lloyd was appointed as Vice-Chair of the International Accounting Standards Board in October 2016, having served as a Board member since 2014. In February 2017 Ms Lloyd was appointed as Chair of the IFRS Interpretations Committee.

Prior to being appointed to the Board, Ms Lloyd served as IASB Senior Director of Technical Activities, leading the technical staff in the development of new IFRS Standards, and as Director of Capital Markets, with specific responsibilities for the Board’s work to reform the accounting for financial instruments.

Ms Lloyd also worked for the Board as a technical project manager between 2002 and 2004 and has held various positions in investment banking both in the UK and in Australia and is a former member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board. She has a master’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

Ian Bishop is Head of Accounting, Consolidation and External Reporting at Roche.

At Roche, Ian has been responsible for the IFRS financial statements since 1998, and has implemented many changes to accounting standards.  His work also includes supporting Roche's Investor Relations department with analyst meetings and questions. Ian also worked with Roche's majority-owned Japanese affiliate, Chugai, on their switch from Japanese GAAP to IFRS in their external reporting in 2013.

Previously Ian worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers as an Audit Manager in the UK, Russia and Estonia.  He is UK Chartered Accountant.