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Mary Barth appointed to IVSC Board of Trustees

25 January 2023

Mary currently serves as Vice Chair of the Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF), and was a member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), President of the American Accounting Association (AAA), and International Monetary Fund External Audit Committee chair.

IVSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Mary E. Barth to its Board of Trustees on an initial three-year term.

Mary is the Joan E. Horngren Professor of Accounting, Emerita at Stanford University, Graduate School of Business (GSB).  Previously, she was on the Harvard Business School faculty and an Arthur Andersen & Co audit partner.

She currently serves as Vice Chair of the Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF), and was a member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), President of the American Accounting Association (AAA), and International Monetary Fund External Audit Committee chair.

Mary is a prolific researcher focusing on financial accounting and reporting issues and her research has received several prestigious awards.  She is a member of the Accounting Hall of Fame.

She was Senior Editor of The Accounting Review, and has received three GSB teaching awards, the GSB’s Davis Award for lifetime service as a faculty member, and the American Accounting Association’s (AAA’s) Lifetime Service and Outstanding Educator Awards.

Mary holds an AB (Cornell University), an MBA (Boston University), a PhD (Stanford University), and four honorary doctorates (Lancaster University, London Business School, University of Pretoria, and Tilburg University).

The IVSC Board of Trustees is responsible for the oversight and strategy of the IVSC and comprises international leaders from the worlds of finance, academia, business, standard-setting, and regulation. The Board is Chaired by former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling.

We are thrilled to have Mary Barth join the IVSC Board of Trustees, her extensive expertise in accounting, standard setting and her notable leadership in the development of international best practice, will bring a valuable asset to the board and the organisation as a whole.

Alistair DarlingChair, IVSC Board of Trustees

I am delighted to be joining the IVSC Board of Trustees. I appreciate having the opportunity to contribute to the IVSC's efforts to advance the development of high quality, global valuation standards to the benefit of investors and other parties who depend on estimates of asset values when making their decisions.

Mary E. BarthIVSC Trustee
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There are more than 180 member organisations
of the IVSC, operating in 137 countries worldwide. Join them.

Become part of a global network working to enhance valuation standards and professionalism.