KSA CPD Session: IFRS Update

IFRS can be challenging for organisations to understand and apply, creating numerous risks for both organisations and auditors.

Our upcoming CPD event in Riyadh is designed to support accounting and finance professionals keep up to date with recent and upcoming developments within Financial Reporting and understanding how to manage these risks effectively.

This informative session will cover the key risks areas in standards such as IFRS 9 and IFRS 15 and actions that may need to be taken to mitigate these risks

Date: 4th October 2022
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Location: Courtyard by Marriott Riyad Olaya – Tuwaiq Meeting room, 4th Floor
Address: Olaya District, Moussa Bin Noussair Street, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Agenda
  • Introduction: Fazeela Gopalani, Head of ACCA Middle East
  • ACCA Update: Malek Sarieddine, Regional Business Development Manager
  • CPD Session: IFRS 9 & 15 Update by Joanna Demetriou – Director Audit & Assurance, Deloitte, Cyprus
  • Close & Networking
  • I very much look forward to seeing you at this face-to-face session.


Joanna Demetriou, ACA, BA MA

Joanna is a Director at Deloitte based in the Limassol office in Cyprus. She is a member of the Complex Accounting Assurance team and works with clients throughout the Middle East.

Joanna has expertise in the full range of IFRS standards, providing services to clients operating in a wide variety of industries including banks, real estate, transportation and logistics, telecommunications and hospitality. Her experience includes advising local and international clients on complex accounting matters, including IFRS transition projects, training and due diligence. She has authored and delivered numerous internal and external IFRS training, both locally and globally.

Joanna’s experience includes a 2-year term in the Global IFRS technical centre of excellence of a Big-4 in London, where she provided IFRS consulting services to their global network, authored and presented training for global deployment and was involved in standard-setting activities with the IASB.

Joanna has served as a member of the accounting committee of ICPAC, the recognised body of accountants in Cyprus. She holds a BA, MA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge.