Gabriella Kusz MBA, MPP, CPA, CGMA
Gabriella Kusz is a consultant for the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and Senior Advisor to the Global Digital Asset and Cryptocurrency Association, a global voluntary Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) for the digital assets and cryptocurrency industry. Previously, she worked with the World Bank Group as Sr. Financial Management Specialist responsible for leading the Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting (CGFR) workstream for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. In this capacity, she also contributed to the Accounting and Auditing Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (AA ROSC) 2.0 Project to strengthen and improve this assessment tool. Prior to this, Gabriella served IFAC and the accountancy profession as a Senior Technical Manager responsible for the IFAC MOSAIC Initiative, PAO Development Committee, and Compliance Program portfolios in Southeastern Europe, Central America and the MENA region. Gabriella is a licensed US CPA (State of Virginia) and CGMA and holds AICPA Certificates in IFRS and Not-for-Profit Accounting as well as the Global Reporting Initiative Certificate in Sustainability Reporting Standards. She holds her Master’s in Public Policy (International Policy and Development) from Georgetown University, a Master’s in Business Administration and Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Dayton. She is presently completing her Certificate in Arabic Language and Cultures at the University of Chicago Graham School.