Mr. Koktvedgaard is head of VAT, auditing, accounting and reporting with the Confederation of Danish Industries and is nominated by BusinessEurope.
Kristian Koktvedgaard is member of the BusinessEurope Accounting Sounding Board, the Danish Accounting Council as well as the organising Committee behind the Danish Annual Financial Statements Awards, an award that aims to showcase and improve best-practices in corporate reporting. Non-financial reporting has been an integrated part of financial statements in Denmark since the inclusion in the Danish Financial Statements Act in 2009. A key focus with the Awards is to ensure and improve the value and relevance of the non-financial reporting alongside the financial reporting.
Kristian Koktvedgaard brings more than 15 years of experience with corporate reporting and international standard setting. He is recent chair of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) Consultative Advisory Group (CAG) between July 2013 and June 2019 and a current member of the IFRS Advisory Council. In 2020, Kristian Koktvedgaard joined the Board of XBRL Denmark, an organisation focussing on facilitating and improving digital reporting.