The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has appointed three new board members and reappointed four members, maintaining a female-majority board for a third consecutive year.

The new and reappointed members are:

New appointments:

  • Gregory Anton (Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, USA)
  • Tashia Batstone (Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, Canada)
  • Jeanine Poggiolini (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, South Africa)


  • Lisa Padmore (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados, Barbados)
  • Margret Pétursdóttir (Nordic Federation of Public Accountants, Iceland)
  • Jianhua Tang (Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants, China)
  • Ayşe Arıak Tunaboylu (Union of Chambers of Certified Public Accountants of Turkey / Expert Accountants’ Association of Turkey, Turkey)

In addition to the new board members, the IFAC council has also approved new members and associate member organisations.

New IFAC Members:

  • Institut Akuntan Publik Indonesia (IAPI) – Indonesia
  • Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants (VACPA) – Vietnam

New Associates:

  • United Arab Emirates Accountants and Auditors Association (UAE AAA) – United Arab Emirates
  • Yemeni Association of Certified Public Accountants (YACPA) – Yemen