Who We Are

IFAC Officers

In-Ki Joo

In-Ki Joo
President

Alan Johnson
Deputy President

Kevin Dancey

Kevin Dancey
Chief Executive Officer

IFAC Board of Directors

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IFAC Senior Management

Damarys Albino

Damarys Albino
Head of Human Capital

Joseph Bryson

Joseph Bryson
Director, Quality & Development

Jennifer DiClerico
Head of Communications

Russell Guthrie

Russell Guthrie
Executive Director, External Affairs, and Chief Financial Officer

Linda Lach
Director, Governance

Alta Prinsloo

Alta Prinsloo
Executive Director

Sylvia Wei Yen Tsen
Executive Director, Knowledge, Operations & Technology

  • Past Presidents

    IFAC is led by its President, who is nominated by a member body and appointed by the IFAC Council. The following individuals have served as President of IFAC:

    1. Reinhard Goerdeler, Germany (1977–1980)
    2. Gordon Cowperthwaite, Canada 1980–1982)
    3. Washington SyCip, Philippines (1982–1985)
    4. Robert May, United States (1985–1987)
    5. Richard Wilkes, United Kingdom (1987–1990) 
    6. Bertil Edlund, Sweden (1990–1992)
    7. Peter Agars, Australia (1992–1995)
    8. Juan Herrera, Dominican Republic (1995–1997)
    9. Frank Harding, United Kingdom (1997–2000)
    10. Tsuguoki Fujinuma, Japan (2000–2002)
    11. René Ricol, France (2002–2004)
    12. Graham Ward, United Kingdom (2004–2006)
    13. Fermín del Valle, Argentina (2006–2008)
    14. Robert Bunting, United States (2008–2010)
    15. Göran Tidström, Sweden (2010-2012)
    16. Warren Allen, New Zealand (2012-2014)
    17. Olivia Kirtley, United States (2014-2016)
    18. Rachel Grimes (2016-2018)

    IFAC's current President is Dr. In–Ki Joo, who became President in November 2018.

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