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Consistent application of global accounting standards is essential to build and maintain trust between companies and investors.

Laure Guégan


Passionate about IFRS as a common language to represent business transactions to stakeholders around the world. Enjoys interacting with clients, colleagues and stakeholders from all backgrounds.

Laure serves as the EY Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) IFRS leader and is a member of EY Global IFRS Policy Committee. She is also the co-chair of EY’s Global Financial Instruments Working Group.

As the EY EMEIA IFRS leader, Laure facilitates greater connectivity amongst clients and engagements teams across EMEIA with respect to financial reporting including new IFRS standards and interpretations and users’ expectations. Laure is also a Financial Services partner in France at EY & Associés. Previously, she was IFRS leader for EY EMEIA Financial Services and she is the author of EY’s IFRS 9 Expected Credit Loss Benchmark.

Laure is a member of the EFRAG Financial Instruments Working Group. Laure qualified as a French-certified accountant in 2004 and she graduated from HEC business school in 1999. She has more than 20 years of experience in providing assurance and accounting advisory services to international companies.

How Laure is building a better working world

"I work with companies, investors, standard setters and regulators to support the consistent application of global accounting standards and relevant financial disclosures. Increased comparability and transparency of financial reporting help investors make informed decisions and efficiently allocate capital across jurisdictions. I am dedicated to interacting and sharing my experience with colleagues and external stakeholders."

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