Richard Fleck served as Board Member of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants from 2015-2020, and as Deputy Chair and Member of the Planning Committee from 2016-2020. He is currently Chair of the Long Association Post-Implementation Review (LAPIR) Working Group (WG). He previously served as Task Force Chair of NOCLAR, Long Association, Role and Mindset, and NAS.
Mr. Fleck is a consultant with the UK law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, having been a partner from 1980 until 2009. His practice embraced international corporate transactions, competition and regulation, and dispute resolution.
His external appointments include member of the UK Financial Reporting Council (2003-2015); chair of the UK Auditing Practices Board (2003-2012, having been a member of the board and its predecessor bodies since 1986); chair of the UK Financial Reporting Review Panel (2012-2015); chair of the IESBA Consultative Advisory Group (2006-2013); and non-executive director of the National Audit Office (2009-2012).