The Australian Accounting Standards Board
(AUASB) has re-appointed Merran Kelsall as chairman.

Kelsall has been a part time chairman of AUASB
since 2004 and will hold the position for a further three-year

She has 20 years experience as a chartered
accountant and was a partner at BDO for 10 years.

The minister for financial services,
superannuation and corporate law, Chris Bowen said Kelsall will be
crucial in ensuring Australia’s auditing framework remained

“During her tenure, she has overseen a number
of reforms and initiatives, including the restructuring of the
AUASB under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
and the redrafting of the entire suite of the Australian Auditing
Standards in Clarity format,” he added.

Kelsall’s three-year term will commence on 10