The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) today announced the following member appointments to the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB).
Appointments to the AUASB:
- Ms Marje Russ, Chair of the New Zealand Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
- Mr Jason Thorne, Senior Partner Audit and Assurance, Deloitte
Ms Russ’s appointment is on a part‑time basis commencing 1 July 2022 until 30 June 2025. Mr Thorne’s appointment is on a part‑time basis commencing 1 July 2022 until 31 December 2025.
Outgoing member from the AUASB:
- Robert Buchanan, former Chair, New Zealand Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (NZAUASB), whose term on AUASB ended at the end of his term as NZAUASB Chair on 30 June 2022
- Gareth Bird, former Partner, Deloitte, who stepped down from the AUASB on 1 April 2022.
The FRC and AUASB thank Robert and Gareth for their contributions to the AUASB.
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