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On 3 November 2021, at COP26, the IFRS Foundation Trustees announced the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).
The ISSB will deliver a global baseline of sustainability disclosures to meet capital market needs.
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The IFRS Foundation is seeking three Trustees: two from the Americas and one from Asia Oceania for vacancies that will become available in January 2020.
Qualified candidates should have top-level experience in an organisation with an interest in accounting standards. They should demonstrate a firm commitment to serving the public interest, to the work of the Foundation and to the Board as a high quality global standard-setter. They should be financially knowledgeable and be able to meet the time commitment, which includes, but is not limited to, up to four two-day meetings each year. Trustees should have an understanding of, and be sensitive to, the challenges associated with the adoption and application of high-quality global accounting standards developed for use in the world’s capital markets and by other users. Current employees of organisations represented on the Monitoring Board will no longer be eligible for consideration.
The appointments will be for the period of three years. All terms may be renewed for three further years.
Please indicate interest by sending a covering letter and curriculum vitae by 29 March to Sheila Fraser, Chair of the Nominating Committee, IFRS Foundation, Columbus Building, 7 Westferry Circus, London E14 4HD, United Kingdom, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
View the full role specification and details on the appointment process.
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