Joanna Perry reappointed as Chair of the IFRS Advisory Council

 01 December 2016

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, responsible for the oversight and governance of the International Accounting Standards Board (the Board), have announced that Joanna Perry has been reappointed to chair the IFRS Advisory Council for a second term.

The Council comprises more than 40 representatives from a wide range of backgrounds and geographic regions. Its role is to advise the IFRS Foundation Trustees and the Board on strategic and technical matters.

Ms Perry has chaired the Advisory Council since April 2014. Her second three-year term as Chair is effective 1 January 2017.

Michel Prada, Chairman of the IFRS Foundation Trustees, said:

Joanna has done a great job chairing the IFRS Advisory Council over the past couple of years. I am pleased she has agreed to continue in this important role, driving the discussions at the Advisory Council meetings and helping bring important input from the Council members to both the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation and the International Accounting Standards Board.

Further information about the IFRS Advisory Council can be found here.

A full list of current Council members can be found here.