In-Ki Joo

Deputy President
International Federation of Accountants

Dr. In–Ki Joo became Deputy President of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) in November 2016, having joined the IFAC Board in November 2012. He was nominated by the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA). He chairs the IFAC Board’s Planning and Finance Committee and was appointed to the Nominating Committee in 2014.

Dr. Joo is a Professor, Emeritus, of Accounting at the Yonsei University School of Business (Republic of Korea). He was previously the Dean of the University College and the Dean of Academic Affairs at Yonsei University.

Dr. Joo is a past President of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (2009-2011). He has also served as the President of the Korean Accounting Association, as well as the President of the Korean Academic Society of Business Administration. He was a member of the Advisory Committee to the General Audit Bureau in the Republic of Korea and the President of the Korean Academy of Business Ethics. He is currently a member of the board of various organizations in Korea.

Dr. Joo received the Decoration of Excellent Achievement by the President of Republic of Korea in 2004 and Honor from the Deputy Prime Minister and the Ministry of Finance and Economy in 2001. He has also published many books, including Theory of Financial Accounting Standards, and many articles on financial accounting.

Dr. Joo earned an MBA and PhD in accounting at New York University (United States of America) and is a member of KICPA and a former member of the American Institute of CPAs.