International Federation of Accountants

Olivia F. Kirtley, CPA, CGMA, is President of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), which leads the global accounting profession, representing over 175 member bodies in 130 countries.  Olivia is also a non-executive director of two public companies – U.S. Bancorp and Papa John’s International. She began her career with an international accounting firm, followed by over 20 years in executive management with a publicly listed global company.

Ms. Kirtley is a former Chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) as well as the AICPA Board of Examiners, where she led a complex project to convert the U.S. CPA Examination to a computer-based exam with significant changes to content and structure.  She is a recipient of the AICPA’s top honor of the Gold Medal for her significant contributions to the profession and was named as one of the top 100 corporate directors and governance professionals in the U.S. by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).