Isabelle Grauer-GaynorHead of Unit, Corporate Finance and Reporting at ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority)
Isabelle Grauer-Gaynor is a French chartered accountant with a degree from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris.
She joined ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority) in September 2019 as Head of Unit, Corporate Finance and Reporting, where she is in charge of contributing to investor protection by preparing technical standards and/or guidelines and recommendations, developing supervisory convergence or any other related initiatives in the area of corporate finance and reporting.
Before that she spent nearly five years as a partner in Mazars’ Financial Reporting Technical Services team, where she contributed to its external interaction with national, European and international accounting organisations.
She also held the position of IFRS Technical Director at the French accounting standard-setter (the ANC). In that capacity, she participated in the discussions of EFRAG’s Technical Expert Group (TEG), which was in charge of assessing and recommending IFRS Standards for endorsement in Europe. Isabelle was appointed as member of the IFRS Advisory Council in January 2020.
She worked for PwC for 15 years, during which she worked on French and international financial due diligence assignments.