EFRAG Board President
On 1 July 2016 Jean-Paul Gauzès was appointed as EFRAG Board President, nominated by the European Commission. From the establishment of the European Corporate Reporting Lab @EFRAG he is also Chair of its Steering Group.
From 2004 till 2014 Jean-Paul was a member of the European Parliament. During the whole of this period he was a member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON). From 2008 till 2014 he was the Coordinator of the European People's Party (EPP) Group in ECON. He has been the rapporteur on various important dossiers including the Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (2010); the Regulation on the supervision of credit rating agencies (2010); and the Regulation on the strengthening of economic and budgetary surveillance of Member States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability in the euro area (2012).
Jean-Paul is an honorary member of the Bar at the Conseil d'État and the Cour de Cassation. From 1998 till 2007 he was a member of the Executive Board and Tax and Legal Director of Dexia Crédit Local. From 1973 till 1998 he worked as a lawyer and legal counsel in France.
Areas of interest in this section:
Role of the EFRAG Board
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There are four seats for National Standard Setters that are not permanently represented on the EFRAG Board. Art 9.2 of the EFRAG Internal Rules foresees a form of consultation amongst the National Standard Setters concerned. These Standard Setters have agreed a coordination process for nomination of candidates for the four EFRAG Board seats taking into account certain considerations. A description of the coordination process and the considerations as well as an input and information facility for NSS of countries that contribute to the funding of EFRAG but are not represented on the EFRAG Board can be found here.
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The EFRAG Board is supported in all its activities by the EFRAG secretariat.
back to topMembership of the EFRAG Board
The current Members of the EFRAG Board are (please click on Members' names to view their profiles):
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|Jean-Paul Gauzes||EFRAG Board President|
|Serge Pattyn||EFRAG Board Vice-President|
|Rosa Bruguera||EFRAG Board Member|
|Patrick de Cambourg||EFRAG Board Member|
|Angelo Casò||EFRAG Board Member|
|Michael Fechner||EFRAG Board Member|
|Sven Morich||EFRAG Board Member|
|Søren Kok Olsen||EFRAG Board Member|
|Gerhard Prachner||EFRAG Board Member|
|Maria Dolores Urrea Sandoval||EFRAG Board Member|
|Gerard van Santen||EFRAG Board Member|
|Roman Sauer||EFRAG Board Member|
|Olivier Scherer||EFRAG Board Member|
|Anders Ullberg||EFRAG Board Member|
|Ricardo Sánchez Fernández||EFRAG Board Deputy|
|Kristian Koktvedgaard||EFRAG Board Deputy|
|Elina Peill||EFRAG Board Deputy|