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IESBA Welcomes New Board Member

Mr. Héctor Lehuedé Began his Term of Service June 1, 2023

Jun 9, 2023 | New York, NY | English

On June 1, 2023, the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) welcomed a new member following his appointment by the Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB).

Héctor Lehuedé, is an independent consultant and a lawyer based in Santiago, Chile, with extensive experience in ethics, compliance, and corporate governance, and related areas, including sustainability, regulation of auditors, and tax matters. Previously, Mr. Lehuedé served eight years at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD's) Corporate Affairs and Corporate Finance Division in Paris. He also holds positions as an independent non-executive director and affiliate professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica's Corporate Governance Center.

Mr. Lehuedé was appointed to the Board by the PIOB for a three-year term. 

“On behalf of the IESBA, it is my great pleasure to welcome Héctor to the Board,” said IESBA Chair Gabriela Figueiredo Dias. “Héctor comes to the IESBA at a critical time in our strategic work on sustainability, tax planning, and several other key projects. I’m confident his background, expertise and experience will further broaden our perspectives and enrich our deliberations as we work towards developing high-quality international ethics standards in the public interest.” 

Mr. Lehuedé will join the IESBA’s 17 other members next week in New York for its week-long Board meeting.*


*IESBA’s June Meetings will be live streamed on IESBA’s YouTube Channel. For more on the meetings, click here:



About the IESBA

The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants serves the public interest by setting ethics standards, including independence requirements, as a cornerstone to ethical behavior in business and organizations, and to public trust in financial and non-financial information. Along with the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, the IESBA is part of the International Foundation for Ethics and Audit. The Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB) oversees IESBA and IAASB activities and the public interest responsiveness of the standards. For copyright, trademark, and permissions information, please visit Permissions.