Philippe Arraou

Board member
International Federation of Accountants

Philippe Arraou is Chartered Accountant in France and in Spain. After having leading his own practice during 30 years, he entered BDO and he is today Managing Partner for France.

He is immediate Past-President of the French Institute of CPA “Ordre des Experts Comptables”, since March 2017, and currently in charge of International Affairs for the French profession.

He is member of the IFAC Board, since November 2016, where he is chairing the “Technology Advisory Group”.

He is President of FCM, the Mediterranean Federation of Accountants, and Co-founder and first President of ETAF, the European Tax Advisers Federation. He is also first Vice President of “CILEA”, the Latin Committee Europe America. He was co-founder and first President of the European Federation EFAA from 1996 to 2000.

Mr. Arraou has published in many professional publications. In September 2016 he wrote a book : “The Digital Economy and the Certified Public Accountant”, prefaced by Emmanuel Macron.

In France he was decorated :
– in 2013 by the Minister of Budget, Cazeneuve, of the “Ordre National du Mérite”,
– in 2016 by the Minister of Economy, Macron, of the “Légion d’Honneur”.