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Berry Wammes

Berry Wammes



Berry Wammes became a member of the IFAC PAO Development & Advisory Group in January 2024. He was nominated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Netherlands (Royal NBA). He currently serves as program director after fourteen years in leadership positions with the NBA, including serving as CEO from 2020 to September 2023.

Mr. Wammes was trained as a marketing and communications professional and worked for small and large commercial organizations in the Netherlands. From 1997 to 2003 he was Chief Marketing Officer of KPMG Netherlands and in that capacity from 1998 to 2001 he was also responsible for the EMA area. Mr. Wammes held various leadership positions in the NBA, being responsible for professional standards, policy development and international affairs since 2009.

Since 2014, Berry Wammes has been intensively involved in audit reform in the Netherlands after a period of persistent accounting issues and social criticism. He was responsible for an extensive change program in the areas of fraud, business continuity, transparency, and culture and behavior.

From 2011 to 2023, Berry Wammes was a board member of the Limperg Institute, a research and post-academic education institute, and from 2013 to 2023 he was deputy secretary of the Foundation of the Dutch Accounting Standards Board.