David Madon

Director, Sustainability, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, IFAC

Mr. Madon joined the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) in 2019 as Director, Public Policy & Regulation. He is responsible for developing policy positions, conducting research, and managing external relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including industry trade organizations, regulators, public authorities, and institutional investors. Mr. Madon’s areas of expertise include sustainability/ESG, corporate reporting, financial audit reform, sustainability assurance, investor protection, ethics, crisis management, 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, Mr. Madon represented the IFRS Foundation in the U.S. 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, Mr. Madon spent twenty-five 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.

9:15 - 10:00 A.M.

Friday 11th Nov

IFAC Global Sustainability Dialogue