Professor Tom Scott to become member of the International Accounting Standards Board
The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation have appointed Canadian academic Tom Scott as a member of the International Accounting Standards Board (the Board). He will join the organisation in April for an initial five-year term. As reported by the IFRS Foundation.
Mr Scott has been an academic in the field of accounting at various universities in Canada since the late 1970s. Most recently, he acted as a Director and Professor of Accounting at the School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo, Canada.
He has taught at all university levels, published numerous research papers and received several awards. He also served as a member of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board from 2003 to 2011.
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