European finance and economics expert Michael Prada started his first term as the Chairman of the IFRS Foundation in 2012 and has complimented his work in the European finance industry by embarking on a career as a finance speaker.
French by nationality Michael Prada has toured Europe as a keynote speaker, his work with International Financial Reporting Standards and the 12 years he spent as the chairman of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) have provided Prada with a wealth of knowledge and an in depth insight into the European economic climate.
As a finance speaker Prada discusses the ethical oversights that have previously been made by those in the global finance industry, and, following the headline grabbing actions of Enron and WorldCom in the United States and Parmalat in Europe, Prada was an integral part of the development of the Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB) of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).
As well as working as a finance speaker Michael Prada also spent several years serving as the Chairman of the Executive and Technical Committees of IOSCO and was a founding member of the Financial Stability Board. He believes in the moral and ethical commitments of large and global financial businesses and as a keynote speaker Prada often highlights the inherent responsibilities of business heads, financiers and accountants.
Michael Prada is an engaging and coherent after dinner speaker, he provides an interesting insight into the inner workings of European economics, whilst highlighting the roles of corporate business in sustainable economic growth. As an active member of the finance regulation community Michael Prada is unlike many other finance speakers in so far as he measures business and financial success by the longevity and impact of the economic growth rather than simply profit.