Honorary Professor Dr. Andreas Barckow was appointed Honorary Professor at WHU in January 2016. Between 2004 and 2012, he already became involved as a guest lecturer for international financial reporting in the Kellogg-WHU EMBA. From 1995 to 2000, he taught at Paderborn University, and, in 2008, he was appointed Honorary Professor for international financial reporting at Justus Liebig University Gießen.
From 1989 to 1995, Honorary Professor Barckow studied Business Administration at Monash University in Melbourne and at Paderborn University, where he also received his Doctorate in 2003. In October 2001, he joined the German member firm of Deloitte in Frankfurt where he built and led the IFRS Centre of Excellence until February 2015. From 2009 on, he concurrently was a member of Deloitte’s Global IFRS Leadership Team, the top technical body on IFRS of the network. On 1 March 2015, he became full-time President of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (ASCG). In that capacity he represents the standard-setter internationally at the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) as well as at the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) where he is a Board member.
Honorary Professor Barckow is a member of several working groups of the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft. He regularly speaks on a range of topics in national and international financial reporting and publishes in German accounting journals and handbooks. On the international stage he appeared as a speaker at annual and special conferences of the American Accounting Association, the European Accounting Association, the World Congress of Accountants, and the European Financial Reporting Research Group.