Appointed: 1 July 2012
Term expires: 30 June 2017
[reappointed for second term
1 July 2017 - 30 June 2020]
Geographical allocation: Asia-Oceania
Dr Suh is a Professor of Accounting at Kookmin University, Seoul. He served as an advisor to the Korea Accounting Standards Board (KASB) and as Chairman of the KASB from 2008 to 2011, during which time he led South Korea's preparations to adopt International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) in full from 2011.
Dr Suh has a Ph.D. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, USA, and an MBA from Seoul National University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in South Korea.