Sam Prestidge

Key success factors for sustainability reporting and the role of the ISSB

Sam Prestidge is the ISSB Technical Staff Strategy Lead having worked for the IFRS Foundation for 9 years. Sam oversees much of the ISSB’s engagement with jurisdictions, including running the Jurisdiction Working Group, the Sustainability Standards Advisory Forum and bilateral engagement with jurisdictions on interoperability, including with the European Union. Previously Sam supported the work of the IFRS Foundation Trustees in their project on sustainability-related reporting in establishing the International Sustainability Standards Board. Prior to the IFRS Foundation, Sam worked in the secretariat of the European Parliament focussing on impact assessment of market and environmental policy.

Sam holds a Master’s Degree in International Social Policy (MA) from the University of Nottingham and an Undergraduate Degree in Law (LLB Hons) from the University of Northumbria.