Mr Panagiotis Giannopoulos, Hellenic Accounting and Auditing Standards Representative

 

Panagiotis Giannopoulos

Panagiotis Giannopoulos was appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Hellenic Accounting and Auditing Standards Oversight Board - HAASOB and as Chairman of the Quality Control Board (SPE) of the HAASOB in 2014.

He has a long term experience in the auditing and accounting field mainly in matters of statutory audits of commercial and industrial corporations, conversions and mergers of companies.

He participated as an inspector in the quality inspections carried out by the HAASOB in the framework of the implementation of the planning of the Quality Control Board (SPE).

He was Chairman of the Legislative Drafting Committee for the transposition into national law of EU Directive 56/2014 and EU Regulation 537/2014,  concerning the audit profession.

He participates in national and international conferences of the audit and accounting fields with presentations and in panels.

He represents the HAASOB in the International and European Committees of oversight authorities of the audit  profession (IFIAR & CEAOB), where he also actively participates as a member of working groups.

He undertook as Project Leader in an EU twinning program on audit and accounting standards and corporate governance.

He is a statutory auditor, a graduate of the University of Piraeus, the Department of Business Organization and Management and the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a postgraduate degree of the University of Macedonia, in applied accounting and auditing.