Mark Vaessen


KPMG in the Netherlands

Mark has been a partner in KPMG’s audit practice since 1999, and has an in-depth knowledge of capital markets, global standards and EU regulatory issues. At a global level, Mark chairs KPMG's Better Business Reporting Network and leads KPMG's Value of Audit thought leadership program. As the former KPMG’s global IFRS leader, Mark led a network of IFRS specialists around the world, who together provide support to KPMG’s clients in implementing and applying IFRS. Mark serves on several European committees dealing with financial reporting and capital markets matters, and also served on the International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB's) IFRS Advisory Council from 2009 to 2013.

  • Audit
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Services
  • Mega trends
  • Value of Audit
  • Post-graduate degree in accountancy, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

  • Master's degree in business economics, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

  • Member of the Dutch Institute of Accountants (NBA)

  • Board member, European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG)

  • Chair of Corporate reporting policy group, European Federation of Accountants (FEE)

  • Consultative working group member, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)