First Vice-President
Inter-American Accounting Association

Mr. Porras is a Public Accountant from the Universidad Autónoma de Nicaragua and a Master in Public Accounting with emphasis in Finance from the Universidad de Ciencias Comerciales de Nicaragua and Campeche, Mexico.

He is certified in IFRS SMEs by the Inter-American Accounting Association and has received courses and seminars regarding Full IFRS by IASB members.

Mr. Porras is a partner of the firm Crowe Horwath Nicaragua. He has 40 years of experience in the field of public accounting. As part of his professional services, he has been involved in the coordination and management of the adoption processes and monitoring of IFRS in Central America. His experience includes audits of financial statements and internal audit of companies with multinational operations.

In addition, he has also been in charge of giving seminars and trainings on IFRS Full and SMEs, through the Institute of Public Accountants of Nicaragua. He has been a speaker at Inter-American Regional Seminars, National Congress of Accounting and Inter-American Accounting Conference.

Currently, he is the First Vice President of the Inter-American Accounting Association.