"Kurt is a Director at AccountAbility and Global Head of Standards. Kurt is a pioneer in global reporting languages and standards, having previously been a director and advisor to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation at the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in London for over 10 years. His work on behalf of the IASB involved introducing XBRL and IFRS to more than 70 countries. During his tenure with the IASB he served as the Global Chairman of XBRL and was a member of the EU Commission High Level Expert Group and the Brookings Institution Task Force on Intangibles.
"Prior to joining the IFRS Foundation and its predecessor the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC), Kurt was a Global Capital Markets Group Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York. He holds MBA, CPA, and CEBS degrees and is a board member of several international organisations. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Financial Executives International and other professional associations... Kurt currently serves as Treasurer on the Council of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world's largest association of conservation agencies, headquartered in Switzerland."
Resources and articles
- AccountAbility Kurt Ramin, organizational web page, accessed March 26, 2012.