Ana Maria Elorrieta
Ana Maria Elorrieta became a member of the IFAC Board in November 2010 and joined the Nominating Committee in January 2013, after previously serveing on the same committee from 2009 to 2010 and on the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board from 1998 to 2003. She was nominated to the IFAC Board by the Instituto dos Auditores Independentes do Brasil (IBRACON) and the Conselho Federal de Contabilidade (CFC).
Ms. Elorrieta recently retired as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers Auditores Independentes, where she worked for over 30 years. She has extensive experience in auditing engagements for large and medium local and international companies. She also has experience as a professor in accounting and auditing at the University of Buenos Aires and University El Salvador, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
She is also president of IBRACON and a member of its Board of Directors. Previously, she worked as technical director at IBRACON, where she was responsible for the issuance of technical pronouncements and relations with Brazilian regulators.
Since 1997, she has been an active participant of several working groups and boards at IBRACON and CFC, including the working group responsible for the review of Brazilian Accounting and Auditing Standards at CFC and the National Board of IBRACON. Since 2007, she has been a member of the Committee for Convergence in Brazil that works toward convergence of the Brazilian Accounting and Auditing Standards to the respective international standards.
Ms. Elorrieta graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with an accountancy degree revalidated at the University of São Paulo, Brazil.