Bertrand Perrin has been a member of the IFRS Interpretations Committee since 1 July 2016, and is Director, Accounting Standards & Special Projects at the Group Consolidation & Financial Reporting Department of Vivendi, a European integrated media and content group headquartered in France.
In his role, he principally addresses integration of new businesses acquired, accounting for divestments, and implementation of new IFRS accounting standards, such as recently IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers and IFRS 16 Leases. He was heavily involved with IASB and EFRAG throughout the development phase of IFRS 15, notably on Media, Software/video games, and Telecommunications activities.
He also coordinates some aspects of Vivendi’s quarterly financial reporting, such as employee benefits, impairment testing, and financial instruments.
Bertrand has joined Vivendi in 2003 to lead the IFRS conversion project of the group. He previously worked as an External Auditor for 9 years. Bertrand studied business administration at Audencia Business School in Nantes.