My young niece once summed my career as ‘making numbers look better’. While I chuckled at her innocence, it served as a contrast to the integrity and rigor I bring when exercising professional judgement.

Frank Palmer

EY Oceania IFRS Leader

Providing practical solutions to commercial problems. Travels for new experiences. Calgary Flames supporter. Creative photographer.

Frank serves as EY Oceania IFRS Leader. In this role, Frank draws from his extensive commercial experience and knowledge of IFRS matters.

He is responsible for helping clients navigate the financial accounting and reporting landscape in delivering solutions. He is also a member of EY's financial instruments, and its business combinations working groups.  He is also a member of EY's Asia-Pacific IFRS leadership team.

Frank has served in various standard-setting roles: an Advisory member of the IASB Global Preparers Forum from 2015 to 2017; a Board member of the AASB; as well as a Project Manager at the IASB.

As well as this, Frank was the global head of accounting policy at a major financial institution for 12 years.

Frank is a Chartered Accountant (Australia), and Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada).

How Frank is building a better working world

"In my work with clients, regulators, and standard setters, I focus on how to improve capital allocation with better financial reporting."

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