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Sandra Peters

Head of the Financial Reporting Policy Group, CFA Institute

Sandra Peters leads the Financial Reporting Policy Group at CFA Institute, where she oversees a team responsible for tracking all financial reporting issues of interest to investors.  She serves as spokesperson for CFA Institute to financial reporting standard setters and regulators including the IASB, FASB, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and conducts outreach to other professional organizations and the media to discuss and promote financial reporting policies. Peters has an extensive and well-balanced background as a user advocate, preparer, and auditor. Most recently, she was vice president and corporate controller at MetLife Inc. Prior to joining MetLife, Peters was a partner at KPMG LLP providing audit services primarily for insurance and financial services companies. She is currently a member of the IFRS Interpretation’s Committee (IFRS IC) and the PCAOB’s Standing Advisory Group. Peters is a CPA licensed in New York, Texas, and Nebraska. She earned the CFA designation in 1998 and is a member of the CFA Society of New York. Peters holds a BSBA in accounting from the University of Nebraska and an MBA in finance from Indiana University.