David Madon

November 11th, 2022

David Madon joined IFAC (International Federation of Accountants) in 2019, where he is director of Sustainability, Policy and Regulatory Affairs. He is responsible for developing and co-ordinating IFAC’s sustainability policy and advocacy activities in addition to conducting research, policy development and engagement with respect to a range of topics and stakeholders, including industry organizations, regulators, public authorities and institutional investors. David’s areas of expertise include sustainability/ESG, corporate reporting, financial audit quality/reform, sustainability assurance, ethics, investor protection, financial market regulation and credit markets.

Most recently, he has focused on the development of a global reporting system (including assurance) for sustainability/ESG information. Prior to IFAC, David represented the IFRS Foundation in the United States for nearly a decade, during which he focused on building institutional investor relationships, funding-raising, and the adoption of IFRS Standards by U.S. publicly traded companies. Prior to his public policy work, David spent 25 years in financial services, most recently as a managing director at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. He holds a Masters in Public Administration-MC from the Harvard Kennedy School, an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in Management-Accounting from Purdue University Northwest.