Press Releases/News Alerts, News Alerts
Apr 10, 2018
New York, New York
International Accounting Education Standards Board Seeks New Volunteer Chair
The International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) seeks its next volunteer chair for a renewable three-year term beginning January 1, 2019.
The IAESB Chair leads a board of volunteer members in setting international standards for accounting education. These high-quality standards and related guidance set forth the principles that strengthen the professional competence, skills, and values for accountants’ initial and continuing professional development. The Chair also facilitates IAESB initiatives to enhance accounting education in today’s rapidly changing environment. As the primary spokesperson for the IAESB, the Chair promotes a deeper understanding by stakeholders and the public of the strategic objectives and activities of the Board.
The Call for Applications, issued today, details the requirements for this key volunteer leadership position. The next IAESB Chair should have significant, senior-level experience in fields relevant to the development of education standards for the accountancy profession and have credibility within professional communities. He or she will have a strong commitment to the IAESB’s public interest mission and demonstrated leadership, communication, and strategic skills.
More information about the role and instructions on how to apply is available in the Call for Applications on the IAESB website. Applications are due May 8.