Diane Jules is the Deputy Director of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA). In her position, Ms. Jules oversees the operational activities of the IESBA and works closely with the Chairman and the Board to support the delivery of the IESBA’s work program. Ms. Jules’ responsibilities include building and strengthening the IESBA’s relationships with its stakeholders which include investors, regulators, academics, firms and national standards setters. Ms. Jules is the key staff on the IESBA’s Non-Assurance Service Task Force. Prior to joining the IESBA, Ms. Jules was a Senior Technical Manager at the IAASB, and before that an Assistant Chief Auditor at the U.S. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).
Ms. Jules was among the 77 women listed as Crain’s New York Business 2019 Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting. She volunteers as the Chair of the International Accounting and Auditing Committee of the New York State Society of CPAs and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Maryland College Park and is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA). She is also a chartered global management accountant (CGMA).