Leonid Shneydman

Head, Regulations of Accounting, Financial Reporting and Auditing
Ministry of Finance, Russian Federation

Mr. Shneydman chairs the Department of Regulations on Accounting, Financial Reporting and Auditing since 2004. His main responsibilities include policy designing for accounting and auditing reform, standard-setting and rulemaking in private sector accounting, financial reporting and auditing, regulation of the Russian accountancy profession, and international cooperation in the field of accounting and auditing.

Prior to joining the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Shneydman spent thirteen years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, serving as a partner in the assurance practice in Moscow. He holds a PhD in Economics, and is a professor of accounting and financial reporting at the Finance University, Russian Government.