Academic Fellow, IFRS Foundation

Guillermo Braunbeck is currently the Project Manager of the Education Initiative at the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). He obtained his PhD degree in Accounting at University of Sao Paulo and has been a docent at Fipecafi (University of Sao Paulo related foundation dedicated to research and professional training in accounting). He has graduated in economics right before joining Arthur Andersen in Brazil, where he worked in the assurance services area, mainly engaged in financial statement audits and due diligences. He also worked as internal audit head and risk manager as well as senior consultant in acquisition and post-merger activities. Mr. Braunbeck has engaged himself in several initiatives to promote high quality reporting, including projects for Brazilian Federal Council of Accounting, World Bank and more recently, for the UNCTAD/ISAR in the “Capacity-building for high-quality corporate reporting” project.