Irene Chan is currently working at Swiss Re with a focus on Asset Management transactions under both USGAAP and IFRS accounting framework. In her role as Accounting Advice Director, Irene provides accounting advice on financial markets transactions and implements new accounting guidance related to financial instruments. She is currently leading the IFRS 9 implementation for local statutory reporting, including accounting policy setting, methodology development and system implementation. Prior to joining Swiss Re in 2010, Irene worked at Deloitte in New York as an external auditor with a focus on banking clients. Irene is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is also active in the Asia American finance community in the New York area. At her spare time, Irene enjoys travelling and good food.