Peter Sampers is Chairman of the Dutch Accounting Standards Board and Professor of Financial Accounting at Maastricht University and at the Open University in Heerlen.
He holds a PhD from Maastricht University for his dissertation on management control systems and shareholder value creation (2003) and is chartered accountant and member of the Netherlands Institute of Chartered Accountants (NBA).
Peter has extensive practical experience in financial reporting both from his work as Senior Accounting Officer of DSM and as Manager Policies and Directives of Philips Electronics. Furthermore, he has standard-setting experience from his work with the Dutch Accounting Standards Board and is familiar with academic research and teaching. He is board member of the Servatius Building Cooperative in Maastricht and of the Laurentius Hospital in Roermond.
During his career, he has been active in various national and international institutions that are involved with business and financial reporting. In the past, he was member of the Supervisory Board of EFRAG, chairman of the EFRAG Planning and Resource Committee, vice-chairman of the International Accounting Working Group of BusinessEurope, member of the Financial Reporting Committee of the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) and the Consultative Working Group of ESMA's Corporate Reporting Standing Committee.