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Friday 20 September 2019

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Senior IASB staff


Kumar Dasgupta


Technical Director, Financial Instruments

Kumar Dasgupta is a Technical Director at the IASB and is responsible for the financial instruments project.

Kumar’s journey with IFRS Standards started in London when he joined the IASB as project manager and was responsible for the current standards on financial instruments. Subsequent to the IASB, he worked with Barclays Capital UK from where he moved to practice advising clients on financial instrument accounting issues and valuations under IFRS Standards. Prior to joining the IASB he was the National partner responsible for Treasury and Financial Instruments Accounting for PricewaterhouseCoopers in India.

Kumar is a Chartered Accountant and alumni of London Business School where he did his Masters specialising in quantitative finance.