Job Title: Chairman
Prof. Arnold Schilder became chairman of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board in January 2009. He was nominated by the Nederlandse Beroepsorganisatie van Accountants (NBA, formerly Royal NIVRA).
From 1998 to 2008, Prof. Schilder was a member of the Managing Board of the Dutch Central Bank, responsible in particular for banking regulation and supervision. In addition, he served as the chair of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's Accounting Task Force from 1999 to 2006, and a member of the Public Interest Oversight Board from 2005 to 2008. During 1994 and 1995 he served also as president of the Royal NIVRA. From 1972 to 1998 he worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers, first in the small- and medium-sized entities practice and since 1985 as an international audit partner.
Prof. Schilder served as part-time professor of auditing at the Universities of Amsterdam and Maastricht from 1988 to 2009. He studied theology and accountancy and earned a Ph.D. in business economics in 1994 with a thesis on auditor independence.