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Henning Diederichs

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Technical Advisor for Lynn Pamment


United Kingdom

Henning Diederichs became the Technical Advisor to the UK member of IPSASB in January 2019. He was nominated by the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB), an umbrella group of chartered professional bodies of British qualified chartered accountants (ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA, ICAS and Chartered Accountants Ireland).

Mr. Diederichs is a senior technical manager, specializing in public sector financial and non-financial reporting at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). His role includes supporting the UK Ministry of Finance in their application of the TCFD (Task Force on Climate related Financial Disclosures) framework, reviewing the capitals approach (Capitals Coalition) regarding impacts and dependencies across government and contributing to ICAEW’s literature on a wide range of subjects including a comparison between IFRS and IPSAS.

Mr. Diederichs has over ten years of technical accounting experience in both the public and private sectors. Before joining ICAEW in 2015, he helped construct and implement the Whole of Government Accounts (WGA) consolidation process at the UK's Ministry of Finance, specializing in intra-governmental transactions and balances. Prior to that he worked for Barclays PLC in their group finance division covering areas such as goodwill, credit risk, joint ventures and associates.

Mr. Diederichs is a fellow of ICAEW and graduated with a BA in economics from the University of Essex (UK).