Paul Koster

Job Title Managing Director
Current Employer IFIAR

Since August 2014 Paul is the Managing Director at the Dutch Shareholders’ Association VEB. Mr. Koster was appointed Senior Advisor to the Governor of the Dubai International Financial Centre on 1 October 2012. He  was Chief Executive of the Dubai Financial Services Authority from December 2008 until September 2012. Since May 2009 Mr. Koster has been serving on the Advisory Board of the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), the UAE’s federal securities regulator. From July 2009 through June 2012 he was a member of the Consultative Advisory Group of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) and the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA). He served as Executive Vice President (Chief of Corporate Internal Audit) at Royal Philips Electronics, as Managing Partner Corporate Finance at Coopers & Lybrand and as Chief Compliance Officer and Acting Commissioner of Quotations at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.