The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) has announced the appointment of Chris Thorne as Technical Director. Mr Thorne's appointment to this newly created role signifies an important stage in the growth and development of the IVSC.
Thorne joins from BNP Paribas Real Estate where he was a Senior Director and Technical Head of Valuation. In addition to his role as Chairman of the International Valuation Standards Board, he has played a leading role in the IVSC Valuation of Financial Instruments Group and has been the IVSC's representative to the FASB Valuation Resource Group.
Speaking of his new role he said "I am greatly looking forward to the challenge of helping IVSC continue its development and playing its part in improving the understanding and practice of valuation within the global financial system."