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The IFRS Foundation, through its standard-setting body the International Accounting Standards Board (Board), is responsible for developing a single set of high-quality global accounting standards for use throughout the world.

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation invite applications from, and nominations of, suitable organisations and individuals for membership of the IFRS Advisory Council (Advisory Council).

The primary objective of the Advisory Council is to provide the Trustees and the Board with broad strategic advice on both standard-setting and operational matters, including advice on the Board’s standard-setting agenda. The Advisory Council consists of up to 50 member organisations who have an interest in standard-setting, and represent diverse geographical and professional backgrounds. Organisations nominate one of their most senior people to represent them at the Advisory Council.

The Trustees are looking to fill 15 vacancies when the terms of its current members are completed on 31 December 2018. Of those 15 current members, eight are eligible for reappointment. New members would serve two or three-year terms, starting on 1 January 2019, renewable once.

See the role description for more details.

Please indicate interest by sending a covering letter, letter of support from the organisation who is to be represented and curriculum vitae by 13 July 2018* to Sheila Fraser, Chair of the Nominating Committee, IFRS Foundation, 30 Cannon Street, London EC4M 6XH, United Kingdom, or by email to

*Nominations received after 13 July 2018 cannot be guaranteed consideration by the Trustees.