Vincent joined EFRAG in March 2018. Prior to joining EFRAG, he served as Director, Financial Reporting Policy at CFA Institute, for 10 and a half years in London and Brussels- and was responsible for representing investor views on global financial reporting and wider corporate reporting developments. In this role, he served on several committees including the IFRS advisory council from 2012 to 2016 and the capital markets advisory committee, EFRAG user panel, ESMA consultative working group for the corporate standing committee and FSB-enhanced disclosure task force that made recommendations for improved bank risk reporting in the aftermath of the financial crisis. He also wrote extensively on different corporate reporting topics for corporate reporting policy makers, investors and other stakeholders.
Prior to his experience at CFA Institute, he had 13 years’ experience including as an investment analyst at a London based credit hedge fund, as a management consultant at Accenture, South Africa and auditor at KPMG, Johannesburg. He holds a doctorate with a thesis on the effect of derivative accounting requirements on earnings management from Cranfield University in the UK and Masters in Finance from London Business School. He is a CFA charter-holder, CPA and SASB-fundamentals of sustainability accounting credential holder.