Jim Knafo

Title: IFAC Board Technical Adviser for Tommye Barie

Country: United States

Jim Knafo joined the IFAC Compliance Advisory Panel in April 2018 after being nominated by the American Institute of CPAs. He is also a Technical Advisor for IFAC Board Member Tommye Barie, as well as a Technical Advisor on the IFAC Professional Accountancy Organization Development Committee.

Mr. Knago is the Director, Global Alliances – Public Practice at the Association of International CPAs. In this role, he represents the US accounting profession internationally, helps develop and implement international strategy, and leads the global alliances team.

In addition, Mr. Knafo is a Director on the board of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) and a member of the CAPA Governance Committee and Professional Accountancy Organization Development Committee. He is also a Technical Advisor for the Global Accounting Alliance Board.

Mr. Knafo is a graduate of the University of Toronto and holds several accounting certifications in the US and Canada, including CPA and CGMA credentials.

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