Chair
Financial Accounting Standards Board, USA

Russell G. Golden began his term as the seventh Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on 1 July 2013. Initially appointed to the FASB in 2010, his first term as Chair extends to 30 June 2017. Mr. Golden brings to his leadership role deep experience in technical accounting issues obtained during his six years in various staff positions with the FASB. Prior to joining the FASB as a Senior Technical Advisor in 2004, Mr. Golden was a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP in the National Office Accounting Services department. Mr. Golden earned his Bachelor’s degree from Washington State University. He is a licensed CPA in the state of Connecticut.