IFRS Advisory Council
Advisory Council member
01 Jan 2019
31 Dec 2021
Dr Andreas Barckow is the President of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany. He represents the four European National Standard Setters of France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom.
Before assuming his role in March 2015, Dr Barckow had been the lead technical partner for accounting matters in the German member firm of Deloitte in Frankfurt. He also led the firm's IFRS Centre of Excellence, a group of professionals providing advice on financial reporting topics to audit partners and senior staff. Furthermore, he was a member of Deloitte's Global IFRS Leadership Team, the global technical body in charge of setting the Deloitte policy on IFRS matters.
Dr Barckow has been a member of various technical committees of the German Standard setter since 2004. From 2004 to 2011, he was a member of the Financial Instruments Working Group of the German Institute.
Dr Barckow holds a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Paderborn, having studied both at Paderborn (Germany) and Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. In 2003, he graduated as Doctor in Business Administration from the same institution. In 2016, he was appointed Honorary Professor at the WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar in January 2016.