Job Title: IAASB Technical Advisor for Kai-Uwe Marten
Wolfgang Böhm is director auditing standards, international affairs, at the Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer (IDW) in Germany. Among other roles, Mr. Böhm supports the Auditing and Accounting Board of the IDW, and other IDW committees and working groups, in their development of IDW assurance and related services pronouncements, including the transposition of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) into IDW Auditing Standards and quality control over the translation of ISAs.
He has also served on numerous IAASB subcommittees and task forces and previously served as a technical advisor for the International Accounting Education Standards Board.
Mr. Böhm is currently secretary to the Common Content Project, which seeks to harmonize the education of professional accountants within the EU and internationally.
Prior to joining the IDW, Mr. Böhm worked for 14 years in primarily small- and mid-sized accounting firms in Canada and Germany, largely in assurance and related services. He obtained his B.Com. degree from the University of British Columbia (Canada), is qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Canada and in the UK, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the US.