Joan Curry FCA joined the IFAC Board in November 2019 having been nominated by Chartered Accountants Ireland.
Ms. Curry is an elected Council member of Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI), the membership body representing 27,500 Irish Chartered Accountants in Ireland and around the world. Ms. Curry became a Chartered Accountant in 1988 with Smyth Lawlor & Co, now JPA Brenson Lawlor. Ms. Curry joined the Department of Finance in 2002 and has extensive experience of public financial management in the Irish civil and public sector including the development and implementation of public financial procedures for the Central Government sector.
Ms. Curry has been an active member of CAI since 2002 serving on a number of committees concerning public sector matters and ethics and governance. She currently chairs the public sector members committee and is a member of the Council Boards for Strategy and Members.
Ms. Curry is currently Head of Finance in the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport in Ireland.