The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation have appointed Lisa Bomba, Karsten Ganssauge, Jake Green and Brian O’Donovan to the IFRS Interpretations Committee.
The Trustees are responsible for the oversight and governance of the International Accounting Standards Board (Board).
The IFRS Interpretations Committee and the Board work together in supporting the application of IFRS Standards. Any questions from stakeholders about the application of IFRS Standards are answered by publishing agenda decisions and by developing interpretations (IFRIC Interpretations) or amendments to the Standards.
Managing director at Deutsche Bank, Lisa Bomba, is responsible for developing policies and interpretative guidance related to IFRS Standards, German GAAP, US GAAP and prudential regulations. She is also the chair of the International Institute of Finance's Senior Accounting Group and is a member of the Financial Instruments Working Group of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group.
Senior partner in PwC’s Global Accounting Consulting, Karsten Ganssauge, has over two decades of experience in the implementation and practical application of IFRS Standards across a broad range of industries.
Technical partner at Grant Thornton UK LLP, Jake Green, is responsible for leading the firm’s financial reporting and audit technical teams, which provide accounting advice to auditors and companies that use IFRS Standards.
KPMG partner, Brian O'Donovan, is a member of KPMG's International Standards Group. His main responsibilities are developing audit and accounting guidance, training and publications on revenue recognition and leases.
In addition to the four new appointments, Bertrand Perrin and Yang Zheng have been reappointed for a second term.
All appointments and reappointments take effect from 1 July 2019 and are for a three-year period.