Liza McAndrew Moberg Named PCAOB Director of International Affairs

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board announced today that Liza McAndrew Moberg has been named director of the Office of International Affairs.

Ms. McAndrew Moberg will lead the PCAOB's efforts to advance cross-border engagement with others involved in investor protection efforts and to implement and maintain cooperative agreements that facilitate the PCAOB’s oversight activities outside of the U.S. She will represent the PCAOB internationally before non-U.S. regulatory and multilateral bodies, such as the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators. She has been acting director of the office since May.

“The Board is incredibly fortunate to have Liza leading our international efforts.  She has broad experience and the deep knowledge needed to further our relationships with our foreign counterparts as we all seek to improve audit quality around the world,” said PCAOB Chairman William D. Duhnke.

Ms. McAndrew Moberg joined the PCAOB in 2013 as senior adviser to the director of the Office of International Affairs. She is active in the PCAOB's participation in the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators and leads a task force conducting IFIAR's annual global survey of audit inspection findings.

Ms. McAndrew Moberg previously was senior adviser to the director in the Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of International Affairs. She joined the Commission staff in July 2007 as a professional accounting fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant's International Affairs group.

Earlier, Ms. McAndrew Moberg was a senior manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP's national office. Her career with PwC began in the Silicon Valley audit practice and included several years working outside of the United States.