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9th November 2020

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) today announced the appointment of Carolyn Cordery as a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB).

The External Reporting Board (XRB) recently announced the appointment of Carolyn as the new Chair of the New Zealand Accounting Standards Board (NZASB) from 1 February 2021.

Consistent with Australia and New Zealand continuing to work closely together to facilitate harmonisation of Trans-Tasman standard setting, Carolyn has been appointed to the AASB on a part-time basis commencing from 1 February 2021. Her term will expire on 31 January 2024.

Carolyn is well known in accounting standard circles, having previously played a key role in the original development of New Zealand’s current suite of financial reporting standards.

Carolyn is currently Professor of Charity Accounting and Accountability at Aston Business School in Birmingham, United Kingdom.  She holds a position at the School of Accounting and Commercial law at Victoria University of Wellington, where she had also obtained her PhD and had worked since 2005. Carolyn was a NZASB Board member from 2011-2016.

Carolyn has undertaken commissioned research projects, published internationally, and is on the editorial board of several academic journals. She teaches risk management, financial reporting and audit. She is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Fellow of CPA Australia.

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