Head, Centre for Financial Reporting Reform
The World Bank
Jarett Decker, a U.S. CPA and lawyer, is Head of the World Bank’s Centre for Financial Reporting Reform (CFRR) in Vienna, Austria. At the CFRR, Mr. Decker leads a team of experts providing technical assistance to reform financial reporting in transitional, middle-income, and emerging market economies. Clients include finance ministries, central banks, securities regulators, public oversight boards, professional accountancy organizations, and universities.
Before joining the Bank, Mr. Decker was Deputy Director and Chief Trial Counsel for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), which regulates auditors of U.S.-listed companies. As the first person to serve in this role, he established and led the PCAOB’s program of disciplinary litigation. He has also served as Senior Trial Counsel for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).