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David Madon

David Madon

Job title
Director - Sustainability, Policy & Regulatory Affairs
United States of America
Current employer
The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

Mr. Madon joined IFAC (International Federation of Accountants) in 2019, where he is Director - Sustainability, Policy & Regulatory Affairs.  He is responsible for developing and coordinating IFAC’s sustainability policy and advocacy activities in addition to conducting research, policy development, and engagement with respect to a range of topics and stakeholders.  Mr. Madon’s areas of expertise include ESG / sustainability, sustainability assurance, corporate reporting, audit quality, ethics, investor protection, financial market regulation, and credit markets. 

Most recently, he has focused on the development of a global system for reporting and assurance of sustainability/ESG information.  Prior to IFAC, Mr. Madon represented the IFRS Foundation in the U.S. for nearly a decade, during which he focused on building institutional investor relationships and the adoption of IFRS Standards. Prior to his public policy work, Mr. Madon spent twenty-five years in financial services, most recently as a Managing Director at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.

He holds a Masters in Public Administration-MC from the Harvard Kennedy School, an MBA in Finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BS in Management-Accounting from Purdue University Northwest.

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