EFRAG TEG Chairman and CEO
Andrew Watchman joined EFRAG as CEO and TEG Chairman in April 2016.
Prior to joining EFRAG Andrew was the Global Head of IFRS for Grant Thornton, leading a team supporting the application of IFRS across the international network and chairing the firm's global IFRS expert group. Responsibilities included consulting on technical issues, developing publications, delivering training and responding to IASB proposals. Between July 2013 and joining EFRAG Andrew also served as a member of the IFRS Interpretations Committee.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton Andrew served as Accountancy Adviser to the UK's Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), providing expert advice on public policy in financial reporting and the transition to IFRSs in the UK. Prior to that Andrew spent fourteen years in the audit practice of an international accounting firm, up to partner level.
End of term: March 2019.
Direct phone number: +32- (0)2 207 93 02
The EFRAG Secretariat supports and coordinates all activities of EFRAG under the responsibility of the EFRAG TEG Chairman and CEO. The EFRAG Secretariat consists of the EFRAG management team, of (senior) technical managers and of support staff.
The current Members of the EFRAG Secretariat are (please click on Members' names to view their profiles):
|Andrew Watchman||EFRAG TEG Chairman and CEO|
|Patricia McBride||EFRAG Technical Director|
|Vincent Papa||EFRAG Associate Director|
|Filippo Poli||EFRAG Research Director|
|Saskia Slomp||EFRAG Governance & Admin Director|
|Almudena Alcala||EFRAG Technical Manager|
|Filipe Alves||EFRAG Advanced Technical Manager|
|Didier Andries||EFRAG Senior Technical Manager|
|Isabel Batista||EFRAG Senior Technical Manager|
|Galina Borisova||EFRAG Technical Manager|
|Fredré Ferreira||EFRAG Senior Technical Manager|
|Sapna Heeralall||EFRAG Technical Manager|
|Joachim Jacobs||EFRAG Technical Manager|
|Hocine Kebli||EFRAG Senior Technical Manager|
|Ioana Kiss||EFRAG Technical Manager|
|Lina Lemessiou||EFRAG Technical Manager|
|Rasmus Sommer||EFRAG Senior Technical Manager|
|Robert Stojek||EFRAG Technical Manager|
|Ricardo Torres Ruiz-Olivares||EFRAG Technical Manager (seconded by Deloitte)|
|Neha Mehra||EFRAG HR & Executive Support Officer|
|Vera Palea||EFRAG Academic Fellow|
|Cristina Rodriguez||EFRAG Office Administrator|