Martin Friedhoff


KPMG in China

Martin works in KPMG China's Department of Professional Practice, looking after financial instruments related financial reporting issues. He mainly covers accounting under IFRS 9, IAS 39, IAS 32 and IFRS 7. From 2008 to 2012 he was based in London as a key member of the IASB’s staff on the IFRS 9 project. Martin was deeply involved in all three phases of the project (classification and measurement, impairment, hedge accounting). He also managed the IASB’s Expert Advisory Panel on Impairment and presented to the IFRIC on financial instruments related matters.

  • Accounting standards
  • Adoption of IFRS
  • Financial instruments
  • Public Policy and Regulatory Change
  • Diplom-Ökonom (Graduate Economist), University of Hannover, Hanover, Germany

  • Certified Internal Auditor, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)