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Dr. Nancy Kamp-Roelands RA MA of EY new professor in Accountancy

16 April 2018
Nancy Kamp-Roelands
Nancy Kamp-Roelands

Dr. Nancy Kamp-Roelands of EY will join the Accountancy department of the University of Groningen, on 1 May 2018. Nancy is a Royal NBA certified public accountant specialised in integrated and sustainability reporting and assurance. With this comes a unique combination of experience with large multinational clients, (inter)national standard setting, academic research and a large network in sustainable business growth.

Kamp-Roelands is professor by special appointment in Non-Financial Information, Integrated Reporting & Assurance.


Master’s and executive education
The new professor will contribute to the MSc Accountancy and Controlling degree programme of the faculty, with a specific focus on corporate reporting, and its implications for assurance. She will play a significant role in the executive master programmes of the University of Groningen Business School, including the Executive Master of Accountancy and the new Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Assurance executive course .

Business know-how
In cooperation with her colleagues of the Accountancy department, Kamp-Roelands will bring in business know-how and practical knowledge from global business practices. This cooperation will establish and maintain a strong relationship with large audit firms, non-governmental organisations and standard setters to develop relevant research in this area. The specific focus on non-financial information fits very well with ongoing efforts within the Faculty and the University to focus more on the integration of sustainability in both education and research.

CV and positions
Professor Kamp-Roelands is Executive Director at Ernst & Young (EY) Climate Change and Sustainability Services in the Netherlands and has worked for EY since 2000. From 2013-2016 she also worked for the International Federation of Accountants as a Deputy Director at the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB). Throughout her career Nancy has been active in the following organisations in the field of sustainability and integrated reporting and has contributed to several of their publications.

  • FEE (European Accountants Federation) – Sustainability Working Party
  • NBA (Dutch Accountants Association) – Senior Researcher
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs – Chair of the Jury of the Dutch Transparency benchmark
  • IFAC ( International Federation of Accountants) – Sustainability Expert Advisory Panel
  • Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability – Executive board
  • Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition – Secretary of the board
  • IIRC – Pilot program Integrated Reporting
  • AFM – Committee Reporting and Accountancy
  • UNCTAD-ISAR - Chair CR Indicators project
  • DASB – Secretary of the board

For more information
Contact Prof.dr. Dick de Waard, chairman of the department of Accountancy T +31 50 36 33768, E d.a.de.waard@rug.nl

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