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Sandra Thompson Partner, Global Accounting Consulting Services Group at PwC


Sandra Thompson is an IFRS expert specialising in financial instruments and financial services.  She is head of the financial instruments team in PwC's Global technical accounting function. She specialises in the financial services sector including banks, building societies, credit unions and asset managers, and in financial instruments (IAS 32/39, IFRS 7 and IFRS 9) and related consolidation issues. She also advises on corporate treasury related issues including hedge accounting, debt restructurings, financing arrangements and complex structured transactions.

She is a member of PwC's IFRS committees on banking, corporate treasury, IFRS 9 impairment, IFRS 9 classification and measurement, hedge accounting and consolidations. She is a regular speaker at conferences including PwC’s ‘Meet the Experts’ and the IFRS Foundation update conference as well as PwC's global technical training.

Prior to joining PwC in 2005, Sandra was a Senior Project manager at the IASB where she led the IASB staff team dealing with financial instruments.  Sandra maintains close links with IASB Board members and staff as well as with various banking regulators.

Sandra is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and an Associate member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. 

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