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Joint IFRS® Foundation & World Standard-setters Conference

An IFRS Foundation conference for all those involved in financial reporting

Monday 28 September 2020

Hilton London - Canary Wharf

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.

Sue Lloyd was appointed as Vice-Chair of the International Accounting Standards Board in October 2016, having served as a Board member since 2014.

 

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.

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 several 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. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a CFA® charterholder.

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 Master’s 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).

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Ann Tarca
Member
IASB

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.

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.

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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).