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Sunday 30 April 2017

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Members of the IFRS Interpretations Committee

Sara York Kenny


Sara York Kenny was appointed to the IFRS Interpretations Committee in July 2006 for a term of three years (term renewed until June 2012).

She was Principal Accounting Policy Advisor at the International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group (now retired), where she was responsible for the development and maintenance of its US GAAP and IFRS accounting policies.

Prior to joining the International Finance Corporation in 1998, she was a member of the accounting faculty at the University of Utah where she specialised in teaching and conducting research in the areas of financial accounting and international accounting.

Her research, which has been published in a variety of academic journals, focuses on financial accounting and reporting issues, primarily those related to emerging markets.

In addition, she has received awards for her executive education activities and teaching.

Dr. Kenny is also a member of the IASB and FASB�s Joint International Group on Financial Statement Presentation.