Who We Are


IFAC Officers

Alan Johnson
IFAC President

Asmaa Resmouki

Asmâa Resmouki
Deputy President

Kevin Dancey

Kevin Dancey
Chief Executive Officer, IFAC


IFAC Board of Directors

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IFAC Senior Management

Damarys Albino

Damarys Albino
Head of Human Capital

Christopher Arnold
Head of SME/SMP and Research, IFAC

Joseph Bryson

Joseph Bryson
Director, Quality & Development

Jennifer DiClerico
Head of Communications

Stathis Gould
Director, Advocacy, IFAC

Russell Guthrie

Russell Guthrie
Chief Financial Officer

Linda Lach
Director, Governance, IFAC

  • 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, Australia (2016-2018)
    19. Dr. In-Ki Joo, Korea, Republic of (2018-2020)

    IFAC's current President is Alan Johnson, who became President in November 2020.


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