IVSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Ana Maria Elorrieta to its Board of Trustees.

Ms Elorrieta has over 35 years’ experience in accountancy having been a Partner at PwC in Brazil and was head of Risk and Quality in South America for the firm from 2003 to 2010 and in Brazil from 1997 to 2012. She has also served on the Board of IFAC and the IAASB, acted in different capacities for the Brazil Federal Accounting Council and was Chair of the Brazilian Institute of Independent Accountants.

Ms Elorrieta is currently very active in corporate governance in Brazil having been a board member of a public company, and on the audit committee of several private companies and not-for-profit organisations. In 2013, she was listed by the International Accounting Bulletin as one of the 50 most powerful people in the accounting profession. 

Sir David Tweedie, Chairman of IVSC, said: “Ana Maria will be an excellent addition to our Board of Trustees having served the accounting profession with distinction in South America and beyond. Her experience on the Board of IFAC and the IAASB will be hugely beneficial in aiding our work to raise standards of international valuation practice.”