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Kristen Wydell

Job Title

IESBA Technical advisor for Channa Wijesinghe



Mrs Wydell is currently General Manager Professional Standards at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) where she and her teams work to assist CA ANZ members by communicating, educating, helping, reviewing and, if necessary, disciplining members in relation to professional and ethical standards and behaviour.  Mrs Wydell is also responsible for forming policy positions on proposed ethical and professional standards and liaising with Australian regulators on issues relevant to the Accounting profession.  She engages with the Australian Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board on CA ANZ's behalf.

Mrs Wydell’s prior work experience was with two international network firms predominantly in the audit area of practice.  Mrs Wydell was previously a member of the Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and is currently a director and chair of the Audit, Risk and Finance Committee for a large independent girl’s school.

Mrs Wydell has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and has been a member of CA ANZ for 25 years.