Jessica Fries

Executive Chairman

Accounting for Sustainability

While at A4S, Jessica has been responsible for establishing and running the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) during its first 18 months, as well as establishing A4S’s CFO Leadership Network and engagement with the capital markets. Previously, Jessica held a number of roles at PwC, most recently leading global activities around integrated reporting. She has worked with a wide range of companies, governments, investors and not-for-profit organizations to help them integrate sustainability into core business processes and activities. Jessica is co-editor of a book comprising case studies on ‘integrated reporting’ and ‘integrated thinking’ by leading academics, “Accounting for Sustainability: Practical Insights”.

Jessica is a chartered accountant, a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, has an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and an BA in Economics from the University of Cambridge

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