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The AASB is an independent accounting standard-setter based in Melbourne. Its role is to develop, in the public interest, a single set of high quality, understandable accounting standards that require transparent and comparable information in general purpose financial statements.
Winthrop Professor Tarca is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. She has more than 15 years' experience teaching and researching in the area of international accounting and financial reporting, including the application and development of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) which form an integral part of Australian accounting standards.
In 2011-2012 Winthrop Professor Tarca was an Academic Fellow in the Education Initiative at the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in London. Her experience means she is well placed to contribute to the important work of the AASB, as well as the Australian and international business community.
Other new members to join the AASB Board in January 2014 include:
- Ms Regina Fikkers, Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers
- Mr Steve Mitsas, Director, Financial Reporting at the Department of Treasury and Finance, Victoria
- Ms Taryn Rulton, Chief Financial Officer at Ambulance Victoria
- Mr Marc Smit, Head of Accounting Policy at National Australia Bank