Dr. In - Ki Joo

Immediate Past President, IFAC

Dr. In–Ki Joo became President in November 2018, having previously served as Deputy President. Dr. Joo joined the IFAC Board in November 2012, nominated by the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA). 

Dr. Joo is a Professor, Emeritus, of Accounting at the Yonsei University School of Business (Republic of Korea). He was previously the Dean of the University College and the Dean of Academic Affairs at Yonsei University.

Dr. Joo is a past President of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (2009-2011). He has also served as the President of the Korean Accounting Association, as well as the President of the Korean Academic Society of Business Administration. He was a member of the Advisory Committee to the General Audit Bureau in the Republic of Korea and the President of the Korean Academy of Business Ethics. He is currently a member of the board of various organizations in Korea.

Dr. Joo received the Decoration of Excellent Achievement by the President of Republic of Korea in 2004 and Honor from the Deputy Prime Minister and the Ministry of Finance and Economy in 2001. He has also published many books, including Theory of Financial Accounting Standards, and many articles on financial accounting.

Dr. Joo earned an MBA and Ph.D. in accounting at New York University (US) and is a member of KICPA and a former member of the American Institute of CPAs.