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ESG Reporting and the Annual Report: What Directors Need to Know


IoD Ireland Briefing Series: Sponsored by Accenture

Kevin Prendergast,

Kevin Prendergast, Chief Executive, Irish Auditing & Accounting Supervisory Authority

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This event is now closed for bookings. Please contact Anna Hannigan, Events Manager, for further information.


Are you ready for the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting requirements that will apply from 31st December 2024? 

Join our upcoming Briefing webinar titled, 'ESG Reporting and the Annual Report: What Directors Need to Know', with Kevin Prendergast, Chief Executive, Irish Auditing & Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA), where he will discuss this key area. 

This webinar will provide an overview on what will be different in financial reporting and auditing. It will also explore the key areas that directors will need to know to prepare for this requirement, and how it will need to be presented in annual reports. 

Kevin will also discuss the role of the audit committee and how it will be impacted. 

The IoD Briefings series is sponsored by Accenture

This event is exclusive to IoD Ireland members, and is free of charge.

Kevin Prendergast,

Kevin Prendergast,

Chief Executive, Irish Auditing & Accounting Supervisory Authority

Kevin Prendergast is Chief Executive of the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA). He is a member of the Consultative Group of the Committee of European Audit Oversight Bodies (CEAOB) and also a Board Member of IFIAR, the International Forum for Independent Audit Regulators. Kevin joined IAASA in 2016 from his role as Head of Enforcement with the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE). At the ODCE he had overall responsibility for the office’s white collar crime investigations, as well as its compliance and director education mandate. 

Kevin has worked in the Large Cases Division of the Irish Revenue Commissioners and also has several years’ experience in the private sector including a number of years working in an audit firm. 

Kevin is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. As well as a holding a Bachelor’s Degree and a Masters in Accounting from University College Dublin, he also holds an MSc in Executive Leadership from the University of Ulster.


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