CPA Australia is pleased to announce Colin Murphy FCPA as our nominee to the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board (APESB).

Colin joins Brian Morris FCPA as an independent director of the APESB, nominated by CPA Australia, and will take up his role from 1 May 2020.

CPA Australia recognises the significance of standard setting in the Australian context and the important role the APESB plays in developing and issuing professional and ethical standards for the accounting profession. CPA Australia’s Board of Directors (the Board) welcomes the opportunity to nominate a highly regarded member of CPA Australia to the APESB.

CPA Australia’s Member Engagement Committee and the Board undertook a robust recruitment process to identify the most suitable candidate. The Board ensured the nomination process provided all qualified members with an equal opportunity to be considered for the role.

Mr Murphy will replace John Cahill, who will complete his term on the APESB on 30 April 2020. The Board thanks Mr Cahill for his service.

For more information, refer to the APESB’s website.