Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria

Iheanyi Anyahara became the Technical Advisor for Christopher Nyong, Board Member,
International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) in January 2022.

Dr. Anyahara has over three decades of industry experience, of which more than 20 years
have been in financial reporting and management, accounting standard setting and
financial reporting regulation at the Financial Reporting Council (erstwhile Nigerian
Accounting Standards Board). He is the former Acting Executive Secretary/CEO of
Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (March 1, 2020 to May 18, 2021). Currently the
Director/Head, Directorate of Public Sector Accounting Standards.

Dr. Anyahara has played several leadership roles which include serving as a member of
Inter-Ministerial Committee on National Chart of Accounts for Nigeria as well as
member of the IPSAS GAP analysis Committee.He also served as the Secretary to the
National Stakeholders’ Committee on the Roadmap to the Adoption of International
Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Nigeria the committee that prepared the
roadmap report which was approved by the Federal Executive Council under President
Goodluck Jonathan.

Dr. Anyahara is member of several professional bodies among which are Fellow, Institute
of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Fellow, Association of Forensic Accounting
Researchers, Certified National Accountant and Nigerian Institute of Management.

Iheanyi Anyahara is a first-class honours graduate from University of Nigeria, Nsukka;
he also has M.Sc. Accounting from same university and MBA Accounting from University
of Port Harcourt. He holds a PhD in Accounting from Babcock University, Ilishan Remo,
Ogun State. He has attended contemporary continuing education programs at Harvard
Business School, the London School of Economics, the Booth Business School, University
of Chicago, Chicago and Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania,

He is happily married with four children