Jens is leader of the German IFRS Centre of Excellence as well as a member of Deloitte’s Global IFRS Leadership Team. In his current role as well as his previous advisory and audit positions, Jens gained extensive knowledge about IFRS both from a theoretical and practical perspective serving clients across all industries. Jens was seconded to the IFRS Global Office in London between 2007 and 2009 which coordinates the IFRS activities within Deloitte. Before returning to Germany, he was seconded to the IASB to work on its financial instruments project resulting in the publication of IFRS 9. Jens is a member of the Deloitte expert advisory panel on financial instruments. He is also a member of several IFRS bodies at the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (ASCG) and the Institute of Public Auditors in Germany (IDW).