Title: Technical Advisor for Mari Kobayashi
Takeo Fukiya became Technical Advisor to Mari Kobayashi in 2021, having previously served as a Technical Advisor for former board members; Kenji Izawa (2012-2017) and Do-jin Jung (2018-2020).
Mr. Fukiya is a researcher in The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA) since July 2021. Before that, He was an Audit Partner at KPMG Japan, where he had worked for more than 20 years, including more than 10 years in the public sector. He has led a number of audit engagements for Japanese public sector entities, including incorporated administrative agencies, such as state-owned R&D institutions and infrastructure entities. Since 2017, he has worked in the HQ Division, focusing on IPSASB-related activities and providing professional views regarding IFRS/J-GAAP issues, including public sector issues for audit/advisor teams.
He has been Chair of the IFAC-IPSASB Working Group of the Japanese Institute of CPAs since 2016, after serving as its Vice-Chair (2012-2016). He prepares comments for IPSASB’s Consultation Papers/Exposure Drafts, and writes many articles relating to IPSAS. He has developed relationships with key Japanese constituents, such as the national governmental standard-setting division, allowing an ongoing exchange of views and information.
A Japanese certified public accountant, he has also been an adjunct researcher at Waseda University since 2014, and a board member of Japan’s Association of Governmental Accounting. He is a graduate of Keio University, Economics.