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Professor of Public Finance and Director Public Sector - Zurich University of Applied Sciences, School of Management and Law
Andreas Bergmann is a Full Professor of Public Finance and Director Public Sector at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, School of Management and Law since 2002. He was Chair of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) from 2010 until 2015, after serving the board as a public member since 2006. Since 2009 he’s also member of SRS-CSPCP, the Swiss Accounting Standard Setter for the Public Sector and since 2010 a member of the European Commission Accounting Advisory Group, both ongoing.
In 2010, Andreas Bergmann was a Visiting Professor at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. He is scientific advisor to PFM reforms in Switzerland, Europe, Central Asia, Latin America, South East Asia, and to various international organizations. From 2003 to 2009, he was the Scientific Advisor for the public sector accounting reforms at the federal and state level in Switzerland. He was also a member and later Chair of the advisory committee for GFSM2001/ESA95 implementation in Switzerland. In 1999, he joined Zurich University of Applied Sciences as a Senior Lecturer and became a Full Professor in 2002. Andreas Bergmann started his career as a business consultant before joining the Ministry of Education of the State of Zurich as a Project Manager for NPM Reforms/Head of Controlling.
He holds a diploma from Lancaster University, and a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from St. Gallen University.