Bob Hirth is a senior managing director at Protiviti, a global business consulting firm operating in more than 25 countries. In May 2022, he was appointed to the Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group of the PCAOB. Since 2017, he has served as the co-vice chair of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and chairs its Technology and Communications industry committee. From June 2013 to 2018, he was Chairman of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO).
Bob has participated in engagements and made presentations in over 20 countries, provided services to more than 50 organizations and worked closely with board members, C-level executives, finance and accounting professionals as well as public accounting firm partners and employees. His experience includes auditing and accounting, sustainability reporting and standard-setting, internal control and risk management. Bob started his career in public accounting and was a global equity partner of Arthur Andersen, working in both its audit and consulting divisions. He graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, with a concentration in accounting.