Thomas Orth was elected to the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) in January 2011. He was nominated by the Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer (IDW) in Germany.
Mr. Orth is a partner with Deloitte, and in charge of learning and development. In addition, he manages the National Professional Audit Practice at Deloitte Germany. Since 2000, he has been a member of the IDW Working Group for Education and Continuing Professional Development and a member of the joint IDW-WPK (Wirtschaftsprüferkammer) Committee for the Professional Examination for German Public Auditors. In 2004, he was appointed to the Examinations Board for German Public Auditor Examinations.
He has published several articles on auditing and lectures at the University of Mannheim, Germany, Business School. Mr. Orth holds a degree in economics from Wuppertal University, Germany, and an MBA from Birmingham Business School, UK.