Ewald Müller joined the QFC Regulatory Authority in April 2012 as Director, Financial Analysis. He joined from the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) where, as Senior Executive: Standards, he influenced developments in international standard-setting and South African legislation and regulation. In October 2015 he was appointed as Director, Prudential Supervision (Banking and Asset Management) and Financial Analysis. In August 2016, he was appointed Managing Director, Supervision and Authorisation, with responsibility for banking, investment management, insurance, anti-money laundering, and macroprudential analysis.
Prior to his position with SAICA, Mr Müller held senior roles in financial management, regulation, financial analysis, and investor relations, primarily in financial services.
Mr Müller is a member of the Global Forum for Ethics and serves on the Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards on Accounting and Reporting of UNCTAD (which he chaired in 2014), and was previously Chairman of XBRL SA and a member of the King Committee on Corporate Governance and the Audit Committee Forum and the Corporate Governance Network of the Institute of Directors SA.
Mr Müller has presented at various international conferences hosted by organisations such as the World Bank, the World Congress of Accountants, the United Nations, and IFAC, and was also an anchor on business radio and television. He holds an Honours Bachelor Degree in Accounting from the University of South Africa and is a Chartered Accountant (SA).
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