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Todd Beardsworth

Assistant Auditor-General, Accounting and Auditing Policy, Office of the Auditor-General New Zealand

Todd Beardsworth, FCA, became a member of the IPSASB during 2018 to fill a casual vacancy. He was nominated by the External Reporting Board in New Zealand.

He is currently the Assistant Auditor-General, Accounting and Auditing Policy at the Office of the Auditor-General, where he is responsible for accounting and auditing policy matters for application in public sector audits.

He has worked in the New Zealand public sector for more than 18 years, mostly at the Office of the Auditor-General. Mr. Beardsworth's roles in standard setting include six years as a member of the Financial Reporting Standards Board from 2003 to 2008, and two and a half years as a member of the New Zealand Accounting Standards Board between 2016 and 2018. Also, he worked for the External Reporting Board as the Director of Accounting Standards from 2014 to 2015. During 2015, he provided technical support to Angela Ryan, a former member of the IPSASB.

He has a bachelor's degree in business studies from Massey University in New Zealand.