Todd Beardsworth

Country: New Zealand

Todd Beardsworth, FCA, became a member of the IPSASB during 2018 to fill a casual vacancy. He was nominated by the External Reporting Board in New Zealand.

He is currently the Assistant Auditor-General, Accounting and Auditing Policy at the Office of the Auditor-General, where he is responsible for accounting and auditing policy matters for application in public sector audits.

He has worked in the New Zealand public sector for more than 18 years, mostly at the Office of the Auditor-General. Mr. Beardsworth's roles in standard setting include six years as a member of the Financial Reporting Standards Board from 2003 to 2008, and two and a half years as a member of the New Zealand Accounting Standards Board between 2016 and 2018. Also, he worked for the External Reporting Board as the Director of Accounting Standards from 2014 to 2015. During 2015, he provided technical support to Angela Ryan, a former member of the IPSASB.

He has a bachelor's degree in business studies from Massey University in New Zealand.


Thank you for your interest in our publications. These valuable works are the product of substantial time, effort and resources, which you acknowledge by accepting the following terms of use. You may not reproduce, store, transmit in any form or by any means, with the exception of non-commercial use (e.g., professional and personal reference and research work), translate, modify or create derivative works or adaptations based on such publications, or any part thereof, without the prior written permission of IFAC.

Our reproduction and translation policies, as well as our online permission request and inquiry system, are accessible on the Permissions Information web page.

For additional information, please read our website Terms of Use. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.