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Friday 20 September 2019

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Senior IASB staff


Peter Clark


Technical Director, Research

Peter Clark is a Technical Director at the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). He joined the IASB’s predecessor, the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC), as a senior project manager in 1994. In that role, he managed several IASB and IASC projects, including Insurance Contracts, First-time Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards, Employee Benefits, Income Taxes and Investment Property. From 2012 to 2015, he supervised the IASB’s project to enhance its Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting. From 2015, he has been responsible for managing the IASB’s research programme.

After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. in London, he spent four years in Luxembourg, initially with Fiduciaire Générale de Luxembourg and then with KPMG. He returned to London in 1989 as a Senior Technical Manager at Clark Whitehill, where he was responsible for monitoring developments in accounting, auditing and company law.

He wrote the volume on Luxembourg in the series European Financial Reporting, sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales (Routledge 1994).

He is a graduate of Cambridge University, where he studied German and Russian.