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Ratislav Kovacik

​Rastislav joined EFRAG FIWG in 2012 as representative of the Central Europe. He has been with Erste Group since 2009 working in the different countries of the region (Slovakia, Austria, Czech republic, Croatia and Romania) on various managerial positions in financial reporting and accounting. Rastislav's main focus was on IFRS financial statements preparation and regulatory reporting and internal process optimization. His experience allowed him to co-lead the methodology stream in IFRS9 implementation program of Erste Group in 2011. Currently he is with Romanian branch of Erste (BCR) where he holds position of Head of Controlling Division.

Before joining Erste he worked for Deloitte Slovakia as auditor focused on financial industry services clients. He was serving major banking, leasing and insurance institutions in Slovakia, having as well experience with IFRS transition audits.

Rastislav graduated University of Economics in Bratislava with master degree in banking, finance and investments. He was awarded with Certificate in European Law and Economics and during his career attended professional and managerial courses (ACCA, leadership development programs). Rastislav is passionate about sharing knowledge and experience with IFRS, especially on practical implementation of the Standards. Beside Slovak and Czech he speaks English, German, Croatian and studies Romanian currently.