Ms. Ann Tarca

Member, IASB

Ann Tarca joined the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in 2017 and was reappointed to serve a second term in 2022. She joined the IASB from the University of Western Australia’s Business School, where she was an accounting teacher and researcher since 1996 and a professor since 2011.

Professor Tarca served as a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) from 2014 to 2017 and was research director for the AASB from February 2017. She was an academic fellow of the IFRS Foundation from 2011 to 2012. She has authored a textbook on accounting and written a wide range of research papers related to IFRS Standards, for which she has received many awards. Professor Tarca is an active member of the international accounting academic community, having served on several boards and committees.

Professor Tarca is a chartered accountant and has a PhD in accounting from the University of Western Australia.