Chair, Twenty-Eight Session of ISAR.

Damir Kaufman is Secretary General at the Ministry of Justice in Zagreb, Croatia. During Croatian accession to the European Union as Director of the Financial System Directorate with the Ministry of Finance he coordinated the capacity building process and alignment of the Croatian Financial Reporting System with the European Union requirements. The process included changes in legislative and regulatory framework, institutional reorganisation, human and resources capacity build-up and monitoring of implementation. As Vice-Chair of the Croatian Public Audit Oversight Committee and a member of the Croatian Financial Reporting Standards Board, he provided inputs to the country’s corporate reporting system. He holds a J.D. degree (dipl.iur.) from the University of Zagreb Faculty of Law, and a Masters degree from University College London.