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Former PIOB Members

Mme Sylvie Mathérat (2009-2012)

Deputy director general of the Directorate General Operations, Banque de France, Member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and current chair of the Basel Committee’s Accounting Task Force.

Sir Bryan Nicholson, GBE (2005-2012)

Former chairman of the U.K. Financial Reporting Council. Former chairman of BUPA, Cookson Group PLC, the Post Office, Manpower Services Commission, Rank Xerox (UK), the Council of the Open University, the Council for National Academic Award, and the National Council for Vocational Qualifications. Former president of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

The Hon. Aulana L. Peters ( 2005-2011)

Retired lawyer. Former Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Former member of the Public Oversight Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Member, Accountability Advisory Board to the U.S. Comptroller General

Mr. Antoine Bracchi (2005- 2010)

Former Président, Conseil National de la Comptabilité.

Mr. David A. Brown, Q.C. (2005- 2010)

Former Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission, Canada. Founding Chair of the Council of Governors of the Canadian Public Accountability Board. Member of the Council of Senior Advisors to the Auditor General of Canada

Mr. Fayezul Choudhury(2005- 2010)

IFAC CEO. Former Controller and Vice-President, Strategy and Resource Management, The World Bank

Stavros Thomadakis (former PIOB Chairman 2005 – 2010)

Professor of Finance, University of Athens, Greece. Former Chairman of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission, the European Regional Committee of IOSCO, and the expert group on Market Abuse of the Committee of European Securities Regulators

Mr. Kosuke Nakahira

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Shinkin Central Bank. Former Vice-Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance Japan.

Mr Charles McDonough (2011 – 2014)

Vice President and Controller of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD/”World Bank”).

Professor Toshiharu Kitamura (2007 - 2014)

Professor emeritus (Waseda University). Former senior executive director, Development Bank of Japan, supervisor for financial markets, banking and insurance as well as high-ranking positions in the Ministry of Finance,  Japan; and economist, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington, D.C.

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Marten (2008 – 2014)

Professor of Accounting and Auditing, University of Ulm, Germany. Deputy Chairman of the Auditor Oversight Commission, Federal Republic of Germany.


Mr. Michael Hafeman (2005 - 2014)

Actuary and independent consultant on supervisory issues. Chairman, Insurance and Pensions Advisory Board, Toronto Centre, Canada. Former Assistant Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Canada.


Mr. Robert Ward AM (2011-2014)

Former PwC worldwide audit leader, former Chairman Australia Public Policy Committee, former PwC national Managing Partner Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs and former President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.



Ms. Julie Galbo (2013-2014)

Nordea Asset Management.


Mr. Nicolaas van der Ende (2013-2015)

Certified Accountant and coordinating senior policy officer at De Nederlandsche Bank, The Netherlands. Member of the Basel Committee of Banking Supervisors’ Accounting Expert Group and Audit Sub Group. Member of the European Banking Authority’s Standing Committee on Accounting, Reporting and Auding and its Audit Sub Group.


Mr. Charles Horstmann (2014-2016)



Mr. Chandrashekhar Bhaskar Bhave (2011-2017)



Mr. Michael Holm (2014-2017)



Mr. Kevin Dancey (2017)




Susana Novoa (2019)