Country: Sri Lanka
Hector Jayesinghe joined the International Accounting Education Standards Board in April 2016. He was nominated to the board by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.
During his career, he has served as Head of Assurance and the Professional Practice Director of Ernst & Young Sri Lanka and Maldives. Additionally, he oversaw the Banking and Financial Services practice, and, with more than 30 years of extensive experience, was the partner responsible for training and development.
Currently, he serves as a Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, as Chairman of the Examination Committee, as a member of the statutory Auditing Standards committee, and as the Alternate Chairman of the Statutory Accounting Standards Committee.
From 2011 to 2015, he served as chairman of the curriculum development taskforce, which developed the current curriculum for Chartered Accountants in Sri Lanka.
Mr. Jayesinghe is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and is a member of The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy.