About the Author
Caroline Aggestam Pontoppidan, Copenhagen, Denmark is an Associate Professor in Public Sector Accounting and Auditing at Copenhagen Business School. She is also a project manager for UNOPS (an operational arm of the United Nations, helping a range of partners implement $1 billion worth of aid and development projects every year) overseeing the implementation of International Public Sector Accounting (IPSAS). Previous experience includes audit work and project management with The Global Fund to fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland, UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland and the UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen. Isabelle Andernack, Meudon-la-Foret, France is Accountancy Administrator, BIPM (International Bureau of Weights & Measures). She is the project leader of the BIPM transition from cash accounting to the accrual basis of accounting under IPSAS. Her current teaching activities include: IPSAS, consolidation and public management courses at Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne (Master 2 Audit, Controle et Management Public), IFRS in order to prepare the CIIA at CFAF (Training Centre for Financial Analysts). She is formerly a Partner, and Technical Director of audit division, Fiducial Audit, as well as having worked in the Audit and IFRS teams at Deloitte, PwC and KPMG.