Henriëtte Prast appointed as chair of the board of the Foundation for Auditing Research

8 April 2016

Henriëtte Prast appointed as chair of the board of the Foundation for Auditing Research

The Dutch Foundation for Auditing Research (FAR) announces the appointment of Prof.dr. H.M. Prast as the chair of its board. With that, the FAR completes the formation of its board and its independent research function in the auditing profession. Prof.dr. H.M. Prast is professor at the Finance Department of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management at Tilburg University, Netspar fellow, and member of the Dutch Senate.

Henriëtte Prast says: “It is a privilege and honor to work with the board and contribute to the strengthening of the auditing profession, through the innovative research platform that FAR is. Especially the collaboration between academics and practitioners through the sharing of data and knowledge is unique in the profession internationally. I’m looking forward to working with the affiliated firms and the research groups on increasing the profession’s learning curve”.

Olof Bik and Jan Bouwens say: “With her academic track record, independent state of mind, extensive experience with collaboration between academia and practice, and her societal orientation, e.g., through her seat in the Dutch Senate, Henriëtte complements the strategic diversity of our board”.

Henriëtte Prast succeeds NBA chairman Pieter Jongstra, who functioned as acting chair during the start up of the foundation.

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