Head of Division / Audit and Reporting Quality, Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM)
Vice-Chair, International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR)
Ms. Janine van Diggelen is Head of the Audit and Reporting Quality Division at the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). She is responsible for inspections, investigations, enforcement and registration of audit firms and external auditors who perform statutory audits in the Netherlands or outside the EU in relation to audits of companies whose securities are traded at a regulated market in the Netherlands. Besides, Ms. Van Diggelen is responsible for supervision of financial reporting by listed companies. In April 2015, Ms. Van Diggelen was elected Chair of IFIAR after her two years term of being Vice-Chair of IFIAR ended. Prior to joining the AFM in 2004, Ms. Van Diggelen had been employed by Ernst & Young for 17years. For the last eight years she worked in the corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions area with Ernst & Young Transaction Advisory Services BV. Before then, she worked in the international audit practice of Ernst & Young LLP in Dallas, Texas and in the national and international audit practices of Ernst & Young in Curacao and in the Netherlands.