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Deputy Chair - International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB)
Megan Zietsman became a member of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) in January 2014, nominated by the Transnational Auditors Committee, and Deputy Chair in January 2017.
Ms. Zietsman has more than 26 years of experience, starting with Deloitte in South Africa. She is currently a Partner in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s professional practice network in the US, where she is responsible for leading the development and maintenance of auditing policies and guidance. She consults with and advises audit engagement teams on the application of the firm’s audit methodology and the applicable professional standards. She is also a member of DTTL’s global Audit Technical Advisory Board.
In addition to serving on the IAASB, She leads a variety of activities relating to audit standard setting, including analyzing proposals from regulators and standard setters (U.S. and global), drafting comment letters, and leading implementation activities.
In 2011, Ms. Zietsman completed a five-year term on the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)’s Auditing Standard Board, during which time she was actively involved in the AICPA’s project to clarify and converge its standards with the International Standards on Auditing™ (ISA™). She remains involved with AICPA audit standard setting activities, including serving on the AICPA’s International Auditing Standards Task Force.
Ms. Zietsman is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the AICPA, and a Chartered Accountant (South Africa). She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) Degree in Accounting from Rhodes University (South Africa).