Chartered Accountant, Lawyer, Tax Consultant
Professor Dr. Jens Poll holds professional degrees as public accountant, lawyer and tax advisor in Germany. He serves as Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair in several medium-sized companies with global activities. He works as an expert, expert witness and arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings.
He also teaches law and regulation at the University of Ulm and is, inter alia, Chair of the Commission on Quality Assurance at WPK (Wirtschaftsprüferkammer) and member of several committees of the IDW (Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer). He served as Managing Partner of a medium-sized accountancy and law firm for 20 years and was European Chairman and international board member of an international accounting network for many years.
On an international level, he is a member of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) since January 2018 and presently serves as independent Chair of the European Group of International Accounting Networks and Associations (EGIAN) and is Vice-President of Accountancy Europe.