Appointed: 1 July 2012
Term expires: 30 June 2017
Geographical allocation: Europe
Mr Edelmann served as a member of the German Accounting Standards Board (GASB) from 2006 until 2011. He is a former Head of Group Reporting at Deutsche Bank AG, where he was responsible for internal and external reporting activities between 1997 and 2011. During his time at the Bank, he oversaw a number of major projects including the Bank's conversion from US GAAP to IFRS in 2007. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Mr Edelmann worked at KPMG for nine years providing audit services primarily for financial institution. During that time with KPMG he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Until joining the IASB he was a senior adviser at German consultancy firm zeb/rolfes.schierenbeck.associates (Zeb).
Mr Edelmann was also a member of the Accounting Working Group of the German Banking Association for 14 years and served as its Chairman from 2004-2011.