Raoul is a Director in charge of the IFRS technical department (Austrian Accounting Consulting Services) at PwC Austria. Raoul has been with PwC for more than 30 years, having worked in South Africa, Namibia, UK, Germany and Austria. Originally from an audit background Raoul's career developed into IFRS consulting and then IFRS technical work. He is a member of the financial instruments working group of the Austrian standardsetter (AFRAC) and writes technical articles on IFRS topics, as well as, accounting commentaries. Together with his team Raoul supports the Austrian practice of PwC with formal and informal IFRS consultations, technical trainings (internal and external), quality assurance and implementation of new standards.