People working for people

Some of the most qualified and experienced professionals focused on promoting the Public Interest

The PIOB is an international organization comprising ten members and a secretary general, who coordinates a Secretariat with a staff of five, headquartered in Madrid.

The PIOB Board meet four times a year at the end of each quarter.

Three of the meetings are usually held in Madrid, and one is held abroad, alternating locations to achieve wider geographic presence and interaction with the regional auditing and regulatory community.

PIOB Staff

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Claudia Deodati

Director of oversight

Heather Ericksson

Heather Erickson


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Rocío Goudie


Renzo Lari

Renzo Lari


Nerea lastras

Nerea Lastras


Martin Manuzi

Nominations Director

Former PIOB chairs and members

PIOB Chair

Stravros Thomadakis
2005 – 2011


Eddy Wymeersch
Chairman 2011 – 2020

PIOB Members

David A. Brown, Q.C
Member 2005-2011


Chandrashekhar Bhaskar Bhave
Member 2011 – 2017


Antoine Bracchi
Member 2005 – 2011


Kevin Dancey
Member 2017 – 2017


Jane Diplock
Member 2012 – 2021


Michael Holm
Member 2014 – 2018


Chuck Horstmann

Member 2014 – 2016


Prof. Toshiharu Kitamura
Member 2007 – 2014


The Hon. Aulana L. Peters
Member 2005 – 2012


Chuck MacDonough
Member 2011 – 2014

* (EU observer to the PIOB from 2005-2007)

PIOB Members

Prof. Kai-Uwe Marten
Member 2008* – 2014


Sylvie Mathérat
Member 2008 – 2013


Jules Muis
Member 2014 – 2020


Kosuke Nakahira
Member 2005 – 2007


Sir Bryan Nicholson
Member 2008* – 2013


Maria Helena Pettersson
Member 2014 – 2020


Aileen Pierce
Member 2015 – 2021


Arnold Schilder Schilder
Member 2005 – 2008


Nicholaas van der Ende
Member 2013 – 2015


Karel Van Hulle
Member 2014 – 2021


Robert Ward
Member 2011 – 2014


Shigeo Kashiwagi
Member 2017 – 2023


Karen Stothers
Member 2017 – 2023

PIOB Staff

Donna Maria Bovolaneas Secretary General 2005 – 2009


Susana Novoa Director of Oversight 2006 – 2019

Linda de Beer

Ms. de Beer is a chartered accountant (SA), holds a master’s degree in taxation and is a professor in practice at the University of Johannesburg. She is a chartered director (SA), and serves as an independent non-executive director on a number of South African listed company boards. In addition, she has a long professional history of being involved in the setting, monitoring and oversight of reporting standards, corporate governance principles and related regulation.


Ms. de Beer was Chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board’s Consultative Advisory Group (CAG) from 2010 – 2015. During her tenure, she also served on the CAG of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants. Currently, she is focused on her existing corporate board appointments.


Ten years’ experience in serving as an independent non-executive director on listed company boards, with significant experience in chairing audit committees. She is, and has also in the past, chaired/served on other board committees including risk-, nomination-, remuneration-, investment- and IT committees. She has been the deputy chair of a board and the lead independent director of another. The industries where she is, and has been, serving include banking, insurance, property, mining, agriculture and industrial.


Has served as a non-executive director, both in times of prosperity and difficulty, to steer companies in a responsible and profitable manner. Her experience at a board level includes merger and acquisition activities, business turnaround and restructuring (including debt restructuring and equity raising), appointment and removal of executives and other strategic and governance matters that directors take responsibility for.


Until recently advised numerous corporates, both in South Africa and Namibia, on enhancing their corporate governance, dealing with difficulties at a board and shareholder level and training directors and executives on important matters such as finance, reporting and corporate governance best practice. She has also been invited to speak on these topics at a number of international conferences, most recently in Denmark and Italy.


Experience in mediation of matters between parties and has provided expert witness reports on various aspects relating to corporate governance, financial reporting and auditing standards as well as related legislation.


Is an Honorary (Professor in Practice, on a part time basis) at the University of Johannesburg.


Launched a book, in 2018, co-authorised with Mervyn King, on the audit profession, entitled The Auditor: Quo Vadis?

Robert Buchanan

(Member since 2020)


Public sector lawyer and consultant based in Wellington, New Zealand. He has a background in public sector legal practice, public and not-for-profit sector governance roles, experience as an independent adviser and reviewer, and international development work in the area of public sector governance and accountability.


His international work draws on his public law and governance experience gained since the 1980s. Most recently, from 2006 until 2019 he ran his own legal practice in Wellington, practicing as Robert Buchanan Public Law and Governance. Before then, He was Assistant Auditor-General, Legal at the New Zealand Office of the Auditor-General (1998 to 2006). He is also a former Director of the New Zealand Law Commission (New Zealand’s law reform agency).


This background gives him a unique combination of skills in law, governance and management, public finance, and auditing.


In July 2019, He ceased his legal practice to focus on his governance and consulting work and his role as Chairperson of the New Zealand Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.


His areas of specialty are:

  • Public sector governance and accountability, including the oversight roles of legislatures and supreme audit institutions.
  • Corporate governance and reporting, including the functions of audit and assurance and their interface with other dimensions of the governance and reporting “supply chain”.
  • Capacity development in supreme audit institutions, including in respect of their independence and legal frameworks.
  • Public sector procurement, including systems for ensuring probity in procurement processes.
  • Professional occupational regulation.
  • Law reform and legislation, including legal drafting.


He provides international consultancy services, in his own capacity and in association with consultancy organisations. He has undertaken projects for The World Bank and the Asian Development Bank in South-East Asia and the Pacific, and work in the Pacific funded by the New Zealand and Australian aid programs. He has also published and presented papers internationally on public sector finance, governance, and accountability.

Janine van Diggelen

(Member since 2021)

Janine van Diggelen is a Supervisory Board Member, lecturer and a boardroom and management consultant on strategy, change management, policy, quality and risk management, compliance and culture & behaviour. She serves on the Supervisory Board and Audit Committee of Meander Medical Center and lectures on the Post-Master Accountancy at Nyenrode Business University and Tilburg University, respectively. Additionally, she is examiner of the final oral exam of the Assurance Practical Training Programme and is leading a working group in relation to the future of the accountancy sector in the Netherlands. She is also a member of an initiative to enhance boardroom empowerment for women and is a sought-after keynote speaker and has published various articles.


Previously, Ms. Van Diggelen completed a 4-year tenure as Chair and Vice Chair of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR), representing over 50 countries. She has contributed substantially to stimulating cooperation within IFIAR to serve the public interest and to enhance investor protection. Her dedication and accomplishments in promoting high quality audits have underscored the necessity of enhancing audit quality globally. Under her leadership, she opened IFIAR’s permanent office in Tokyo in April 2017. Furthermore, she has implemented significant changes in IFIAR’s governance structure.


Previously, she was Head International Auditing & Accounting, Policies & Standard Setting at the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) and heading the division responsible for audit and financial reporting oversight. Prior to her appointment at the AFM, she had been working for 17 years with EY.

Ms van Diggelen holds a Master of Science in Information Management and is a Dutch Registered Accountant.

Begoña Giner

(Member since 2021)

Begoña Giner is currently Full Professor of Accounting and Finance at the University of Valencia. She holds a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance by the London School of Economics, and a PhD in Business Studies and a Degree in Political, Economics and Business Studies, both with Extraordinary Award, by the University of Valencia.


She has occupied visiting positions in several universities, Rutgers and North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA), Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Rosario (Argentina), Strathclyde and Glasgow (UK). She is a chartered accountant and member of the Spanish Institute of Chartered Accountants, as well as member of the European Accounting Association (EAA) and the American Accounting Association (AAA).

She has been member of the Technical Expert Group of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG TEG) and of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Council, and President of the European Accounting Association (EAA). Now she is the Chair of the EAA Stakeholder Reporting Committee. Since the beginning of September 2020, she is a member of the Project Task Force on Preparatory Work for the Elaboration of possible EU Non-financial Reporting Standards established by EFRAG. She is also Board member of the Spanish Association of Accounting and Business (AECA). In the University of Valencia, she has served as Vice-dean of the Faculty of Economics, Head of the Accounting Department, and Coordinator of the Doctoral Program on Accounting and Corporate Finance.


She has published numerous articles in leading accounting and business journals, including Abacus, Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal, Accounting and Business Research, Australian Accounting Review, Accounting in Europe, Business History, European Accounting Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Applied Economics, Journals of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Cleaner ProductionJournal of International Financial Management, Revista de Contabilidad – Spanish Accounting Review), Revista Española de Financiación y Contabilidad, Social and Environmental Accountability JournalShe has participated as faculty member in two major accounting regulation research projects financed by the European Commission.

Michael Hafeman

(Member since 2020)

Michael Hafeman is an actuary and independent international consultant based in Canada. Since 2003, he has provided policy and implementation assistance to national, regional, and international organizations on issues related to the insurance and pensions sectors.


He has worked in more that 70 countries, building capacity on financial regulation and supervision and contributing to the sound development and operation of financial services by advising governments on a range of other issues. He serves as a member of the International Affairs Council and the Public Affairs Council of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. He is also a member and former chair of the Toronto Centre’s Insurance and Pensions Advisory Board.


He previously worked in the Canadian and U.S. financial sectors, including serving as Assistant Superintendent at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada, managing partner of the Toronto pension practice of a major consulting firm, and president of a life insurance company. He has served on Canada’s Auditing and Assurance Oversight Committee and as a member of the PIOB (from 2005 to 2014).
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Minnesota – Duluth (UMD). He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.


He has been recognized as a Distinguished Fellow by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors and as a member of the Swenson Academy of Science and Engineering of UMD.

Dave Sullivan

(Member since 2022)

Dave Sullivan is a consultant and retired Certified Public Accountant based in the United States. Dave spent over 30 years as an audit partner at Deloitte. Prior to his retirement in 2021, he was the Global Audit & Assurance Quality Leader for Deloitte. In this role, Dave led Deloitte Global’s audit quality strategy to serve the public interest and enable global capital markets through the execution of high-quality audits by their 70,000 audit professionals worldwide.


Dave held numerous leadership roles in Deloitte’s U.S firm, in particular serving as the U.S. Audit & Assurance Quality Leader. He was also a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the U.S. audit firm.

Dave has also been involved in the auditing profession, including serving as a member of the following: Professional Practice Executive Committee of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Committee of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Standing Advisory Group of the U.S. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), and University of Southern California SEC and Financial Reporting Institute Advisory Council. Earlier in his career, Dave served for two years as a Fellow at the FASB.

Tshego Modise

(Member since 2022)

Tshegofatso (Tshego) B. Modise is currently Head of Risk and Assurance in a global mining group company. Tshego has had experience as an independent director for a variety of non-governmental organizations (a bank, an accountancy college, and served extensively in accountancy professional bodies), both domestically and abroad, from 2007 through to 2019. The areas of expertise provided in such were in leadership (as president), finance, strategy, and regulatory compliance.


Tshego has headed (or directed) transformational initiatives, such as leading the implementation of the Accountants Act of 2010 for BICA, and oversight over cost effective strategies and accountability matters.


Given Tshego’s illustrious career as an auditor, she is an authentic leader with a strong work ethic, drives value creation mindset through collaboration, is skilled in problem-solving, and is a strong communicator. The immense experience on governance matters, risk management, and internal controls positions her an asset on matters of fiduciary responsibilities to any board.

Gonzalo Ramos

Secretary General of the PIOB (Since 2009)

Former Chair of the International Monetary Fund External Audit Committee



Executive Director for Spain and Mexico European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Main responsibilities: to contribute to the EBRD corporate mission as a member of the Board of the Bank, and to represent the interests of Spain and Mexico in its operations, including working with bankers and companies to develop projects and partnerships.


Chairman of the EBRD Early Transition Countries Fund (2008)

This Fund was established in 2005 by a number of European donor governments including Spain. It supports EBRD projects in the most challenging countries of operations. Its governance is at the forefront of public international finance.


Chairman of the Financial and Operations Committee (FOPC) (2005-2007)

FOPC reviews and oversees all financial and operational policies of the Bank, monitors the Bank’s Treasury operations, and reviews the liquidity policy and borrowing programme. Additionally, it oversees transparency and accountability of the Bank’s operations.


Vice-chairman of Audit Committee (2005)


Director General for International Finance. Ministry of Economy and Finance (2000-2004)

Appointed by Rodrigo Rato, then Vice-president for Economic Affairs of the Spanish Government, to head international financial policy in the Ministry of Finance and to create a new Directorate General.

Main responsibilities:

Build a new team to develop an integrated and coherent international financial policy for the Ministry, specifically over the following issues:

  • International Financial Stability. International Monetary Fund.
  • World Bank and Regional and Sub regional Development Banks: EBRD, ADB, AfDB, IDB, and others.
  • All other European international financial institutions: EIB, BDCE.
  • Active External Debt Management. Paris Club negotiations. Development of debt swap processes.
  • EU External Development Fund, Financial policy.

Member of the Board of Trasmediterránea, S.A.

Member of the Board of Autoestradas de Galicia

Member of the Board of the European Council Development Bank


Senior Advisor in the General Directorate of the Treasury and Financial policy, Ministry of Economy (1999-2000)

Main responsibility was to advise Mr Rato on ECOFIN and IMF matters.

IMF Residential Course on Financial Programming.


Trade Commissioner of Spain in Malaysia, Brunei and Pakistan, Head of the Economic and Commercial Offices of Spain in these countries (1994-1999)

Assistant Permanent Delegate from Spain at the International Natural Rubber Organization.


Deputy Director General for Oil, Gas and Petrochemistry. General Directorate for Energy. Ministry of Industry (1990-1994)

Member of the Board of ENAGAS, S.A.

Member of the Board of Repsol Petroleos, S.A.

Main responsibilities:

  • Regulation of the process of liberalisation of the State monopoly in the oil sector in Spain.
  • Design and regulation of pricing systems for oil and gas products.
  • Regulation and development of the gas system, including infrastructures.


Advisor for External Trade in Energy Products and Special Operations (1989-90)

General Direction of External Trade, Secretary of State of Trade, Ministry of Economy and Treasury.



1988: Member of the Corps of Public Economists (Cuerpo Superior de Técnicos Comerciales y Economistas del Estado), Ministry of Economy, Spain.

1984: M. PHIL (Economics) by the University of Oxford (U.K.), St Anthony’s College

M. PHIL Thesis: “Budget Deficits and Flexible exchange rates”

Tutor in Microeconomics, Brasenose College, University of Oxford

Referee for Oxford Economic Papers, University of Oxford

Beneficiary of “Overseas Research Studentship Award” from the University of Oxford, 1982-1984.

1982: B.A. (Hons) in Economics by the University of Warwick (U.K.).

Honours Degree in Economics by the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain).

1977: International Baccalaureate at United World College of the Atlantic, South Wales, UK.



Consultant in SBS, Group Price Waterhouse, March 1986-July 1987

Consultant in Budgetary control, Control Presupuestario S.A. Madrid, September 1985-March 1986



Spanish (mother tongue), English (bilingual), French (fluent).

Basic German and Italian.



“Budget Deficits Flexible and Exchange Rates”, Bodleian Library, Oxford 1984.

The Spanish Energy External Balance in 1989, Economic Bulletin BICE, number 2236, June 4 1990.

Energy Relations: efficient supply policy, Economic Bulletin BICE, number 2283, 10-16 June 1991.

A more efficient regulation of the oil sector in Spain. Industrial Economics, nº 292, July-August 1993.

The New International Financial Architecture, Economic Bulletin BICE, number 2686, 26 March-1 April of 2001.

Advances in the New International Financial Architecture. Journal of Economía Exterior nº 18, Autumn 2001.

The Euro and Globalization. Revista de Occidente, nº 248, January 2002.

The Argentine Crisis and The Role of The IMF. RBW Seminar, New York, May 2002.



European Study Programme-Escuela de Organización Industrial, “Macroeconomic Traits of The Spanish Economy.” October 1999 and October 2000.


Argentina. Economic situation and Spanish financial support. Round-table on Argentina and MERCOSUR. Spanish Institute of International Relationships and Foreign policy. May 2001


New Strategies of Economic Cooperation. I Ibero-American Cooperation Seminar. “External Debt Conversion Programmes.” Ortega y Gasset Foundation. May 2001.


Spain and Development Finance. Globalization and inequality: the new agenda for Financing Development. Summer Courses at the Escorial University. August 2001.


Seminar on the Argentine crisis. Reinventing Bretton Woods, New York. May 2002


Seminar on the Argentine Crisis and NAFI. May 2003. Ministry of Finance and Reinventing the Bretton Woods Committee, Madrid, May 2003.


Miembro del policy panel del XVII Simposio de Moneda y Crédito, “The future of the enlarged European Union”, Madrid, 18th-19th November 2004.

Tatsumi Yamada

(Country: Japan)

Tatsumi Yamada has been teaching International Accounting Standards (IFRS) at Chuo University as a Specially Appointed Professor since 2015. He has been a commissioner (part-time) of Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board (CPAAOB) in Japan since 2016. He also currently serves as outside director of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation and as outside statutory auditor of Nomura Co., Ltd. 


Mr. Yamada was a partner of KPMG AZSA LLC from 2011 to 2018, and was active in international activities before and during his time as a partner. He was a trustee of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) from 2014 to 2020, a board member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) from 2001 to 2011, and a Japanese representative to the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) from 1996 to 2001. He gained his experience in financial accounting at a private company, Sumitomo Corporation, from 1976 to 1993. He was qualified as a Certified Public Accountant of Japan in 1980. He received his Bachelor of Commerce in 1976 from Keio University.

Richard Thorpe

(Country: United Kingdom)

Richard Thorpe is a UK chartered accountant who spent over 30 years in financial services regulation and standard setting both in the UK and internationally, including 15 years as Head of Accounting and Audit Policy at the UK Financial Services Authority. He was Director of Trustee Activities at the IFRS Foundation from 2016 to 2021. He was responsible for the Foundation’s governance and the work of the Board Trustees, including the Due Process of the International Accounting Standards Board, and the Nominating Committee, which appoints Trustees and IASB and Advisory Council and Committee members. From 2013 to 2016, he was Accounting and Auditing Adviser to the Financial Stability Board based at the BIS in Basel. There he was responsible for the FSB’s work on accounting and audit quality and was a member of the Monitoring Group. 


Richard is currently studying for a PhD in Global Politics at Birkbeck, University of London.

Kris Peach

(Country: Australia)

Kris Peach has more than 30 years’ experience as a finance, accounting, audit, and regulatory expert. 


She is a former KPMG Australia audit partner, specialising in financial reporting, and former Chair and CEO of the Australian Accounting Standards Board, requiring extensive international networking and consultation. As a former member of the Australian Financial Reporting Council Nomination Committee, she is an experienced recruiter of Standard Setting Board members.


Kris is a director of Goulburn Murray Rural Water Corporation, Permanent Care and Adoptive Families Inc., and GenU, and their associated Finance, Audit, and Risk Committees. She is also an independent member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Victorian Department of Families, Fairness, and Housing.


Kris Peach is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and CPA Australia.  She has a Masters of Business (Accountancy) from the Queensland University of Technology.

Naweed Lalani

Director, Infrastructure & Head of Audit Oversight – Supervision 

(Country: United Arab Emirates)

Naweed Lalani is the Director of Infrastructure and Audit Oversight in the Supervision Division of the DFSA, which he joined in November 2010. He is responsible for supervising auditors and credit rating agencies, as well as maintaining the supervisory infrastructure, management information systems, policies and procedures, and supervisory guidelines. 


Naweed was previously associated with EY and PwC in various capacities and gained his experience in assurance, risk, transaction advisory and fraud, Islamic Finance, and Investigation and Dispute Services.


Naweed represents the DFSA at the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR) and Asian-Oceania Standard Setters Group (AOSSG). He is a member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Islamic Finance Consultative Group, and a founding chair of the IFIAR’s Emerging Regulators Group. Naweed is also a regular speaker on public oversight at universities and forums. Naweed’s credentials include setting up the DFSA’s audit monitoring regime, “equivalence” and “adequacy” recognitions by the European Commission, and issuance of the first public report on DFSA’s audit monitoring activities.


Naweed holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, MBA, and is a Chartered Accountant. Naweed also holds Advanced Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering.

Wallace (Wally) D. Gregory, Jr.

Deloitte Global Regulatory, Independence & Conflicts Leader

(Country: United States)

Wally Gregory is the Global Senior Managing Director of Regulatory, Independence & Conflicts for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL). In these capacities, he leads core teams responsible for global policy, consultation, quality control, monitoring, reporting, and interaction with various international regulators and professional bodies. 


In addition, he is actively involved in the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Forum of Firms, having served four years as Chairman of the IFAC Transnational Auditors’ Committee, and currently serves on the Planning & Finance Committee of the IFAC Board. Wally also Chairs the GPPC Standard-Setting Working Group, the GPPC Global Independence Leaders Working Group, and is a member of the AICPA Governing Council.  He previously Chaired the Regulatory Working Group of GPPC.


Prior to this position, his roles included serving as the DTTL Global Independence Leader, as well as the Deloitte US Deputy Chief Risk Officer and Deputy Cross Border Facilitation Leader. 


With 29 years of experience serving multinational clients primarily in the retail/trade and manufacturing industries, he has also been published in the Wall Street Journal CFO and CIO editions and has presented on various professional practice topics both internally and externally.


Wally is a CPA licensed to practice in Connecticut and South Carolina, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Connecticut Society of CPAs, and South Carolina Association of CPAs.

Mara Cameran, PhD

(Country: Italy)

Tenured Researcher of Accounting at Bocconi University, Italy. Italian CPA (Dottore Commercialista) and Chartered Auditor (Revisore contabile).


Member of the Standing Scientific Committee of the European Accounting Association and of the European Auditing Research Network (EARNET) scientific committee. She has published in many international journals as Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory; European Accounting Review; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; International Journal of Accounting; and Abacus. She serves on the editorial board of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Accounting and Business Research, International Journal of Auditing, and Accounting Forum.


Her research interest is focused on the regulation and functioning of the audit market and on the development of the auditing process within teams. She is also interested in the ethical and equality dimensions related to the accounting profession.

Guy Almeida Andrade

(Country: Brazil)

Guy Almeida Andrade has more than forty years of work experience in auditing, accounting, internal controls, valuation and taxes. Mr. Andrade is currently Managing Partner of Magalhães Andrade S/S Auditores Independentes. (Brazilian SMP), and is a board and audit committee member of several public and private companies.


Guy is involved with professional bodies and was a member of the Nominating Committee of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) from January 2017 to December 2020; member, representing IFAC, of the 2018-2019 Interim Nominating Committee for the new chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB); member of the Board of Instituto dos Auditores Independentes do Brasil (IBRACON) from 2009 to 2014, and was its Chair from 2012 to 2014. He also was IFAC Board member from 2000 to 2006, and Chairman of the Audit Committee of IFAC from 2002 to 2006.


Mr. Andrade was President of IBRACON National from 2002 to 2004, and President of IBRACON for São Paulo State from 1996 to 1998. He has bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Business Management from the University of São Paulo (USP) and Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, respectively.

Onome Joy Adewuyi

(Country: Nigeria)

Onome Joy Adewuyi is currently the Executive Director, Finance and Administration, at Cynergy Platforms Nigeria (Lagos) and council member at the Institute of Chartered Accountants Nigeria amongst others.


She has over three decades of work experience in banking, corporate governance, and risk management, and has worked with Texaco Nigeria Plc. as Treasury and Investment Accountant, Fidelity Bank Plc. for eighteen years, and is a retired Risk Management Executive Director.

She holds a B.Sc degree with second class honours (Upper Division) in Accounting from the University of Benin (1982) and M.Sc degree in Banking & Finance from  University of Lagos (1993). She is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School (USA), Wharton Business School (USA), Kellogg Business School (USA), Ross Business School (USA) and Lagos Business School (Nigeria).