Term expires: December 2015
Gavin Francis is Deputy Group Chief Accountant, HSBC Holdings plc.
Mr Francis represents the Institute for International Finance, the global association of the financial industry, on the IFRS Advisory Council.
Previously, Gavin was the Technical Director for Capital Markets at the International Accounting Standards Board and has spent 15 years in investment banking in New York and London with Salomon Brothers/Citibank.
He has qualified as a Chartered Accountant and as a Corporate Treasurer.