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Yacouba Traoré


Burkina Faso

Yacouba Traoré became a member of the International Public Sector Accounting Standard Board in January 2024. He was nominated by ONECCA-BF.

Mr. Traoré taught international accounting standards and regional public sector accounting standards for years in higher School Institutions. Practitioner with 25 years of experience, he serves private and public sector entities. He contributes on a regular basis to international standards setting through comments submission and standards setters' forum attendances.

Mr. Traoré is the chair of the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA)'s Public Value Management Technical & Advisory Group since April 2022 and leads all that group activities. He is ONECCA-BF president and vice President of the National Accounting Council of Burkina Faso in charge of private and public sector accounting regulation and interpretation since October 2020.

Mr. Traoré sits in various professional accountancy organizations boards including PAFA, Féderation Internationale des Experts Comptes et Commissaires aux Comptes Francophones (FIDEF), the Conseil Permanent de la Profession Comptable (CPPC) an advisory council to the West African Monetary and Economic Union (WAEMU) and the Commission de Normalisation pour la Profession Comptable OHADA (CNPC OHADA) a regulatory body within the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa Organization (OHADA). He holds a chartered accountant degree namely Diplôme d'Expertise Comptable et Financière (DECOFI) and a master’s degree in finances, control & audit.

His Technical Advisor is Iheanyi Anyahara.