IFRS Foundation – Advisory Council Members
The IFRS Foundation, through its standard-setting body, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), is the body responsible for developing a single set of high quality global accounting standards for use throughout the world.
The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation are seeking applications for membership of the IFRS Advisory Council, after the terms of a number of its members expire at the end of 2013. The primary objective of the Advisory Council is to provide a forum where the IASB and the Trustees consult individuals and representatives of organisations that are affected by its work and are committed to the development of high quality International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
The members of the Advisory Council are representatives of organisations that have an interest in standard-setting and represent a diversity of geographical and professional backgrounds. To ensure a balanced Council, the Trustees are seeking greater participation from emerging markets and the investor community. Qualified candidates should generally have knowledge of and practical experience in the application of IFRS. Advisory Council members will be expected to attend up to three two-day meetings annually, generally held in London. The IFRS Foundation does not reimburse travel expenses or provide any fees or honoraria for membership. To ensure an even rotation of members, initial terms will be for either two or three years. Renewable once for one, three year term.
Please indicate interest by sending a cover letter and curriculum vitae by 30 August 2013 to Robert Glauber, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, IFRS Foundation, 30 Cannon Street, London EC4M 6XH, United Kingdom, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.