The PIOB board is formed by ten distinguished individuals, originating from four continents and eight countries, and a Secretary General. They represent a broad variety of professional and regulatory backgrounds:
Mr. Eddy Wymeersch - Chairman
Chairman of the European Corporate Governance Institute. Former Chairman of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR), and of the European Regional Committee of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Belgian Banking, Finance and Insurance Commission. Emeritus Professor of Commercial Law at University of Ghent, Belgium.
Former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India. Former Chairperson of the Asia-Pacific regional Committee. Former Chairman of the National Securities Depository Ltd.
Actuary and independent consultant on supervisory issues. Chairman, Insurance and Pensions Advisory Board, Toronto Centre, Canada. Former Assistant Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Canada.
Professor of Financial Economics, Waseda University, Japan. Former Senior Executive Director, Development Bank of Japan.
Professor of Accounting and Auditing, University of Ulm, Germany. Deputy Chairman of the Auditor Oversight Commission, Federal Republic of Germany
Currently Vice President and Controller of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (”World Bank”) and the Group’s primary spokesperson on global financial reporting, accounting, and external auditing matters.
Member of the International Advisory Committee CSRC (China Securities Regulatory Commission) and of the International Advisory Council, International Centre for Financial Research. Non Executive Director of Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and Ambassador for the International Integrated Committee (IIRC). Former chairman of IOSCO and of the New Zealand Securities Commission.
Former PwC worldwide audit leader, former Chairman Australia Public Policy Committee, former PwC national Managing Partner Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs and former President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
Mr. Gonzalo Ramos - Secretary General.
Former Executive Director, Chairman of the Financial and Operations Committee, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Former Director General of International Finance for the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Ms. Susana Novoa – Director of Oversight
Former Senior Auditor for Latin America and the Caribbean and Former Senior Finance Officer at the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC; Former Senior Auditor for PriceWaterhouseCoopers Argentina for Europe, USA and Latin America.
Ms. Claudia Deodati - Oversight Advisor
Ms. Rocio Goudie - Communications Advisor
Former recruitment consultant at Michael Page International, Spain. Sworn translator.
Ms. Heather Erikson - Oversight Advisor