Ron became a member of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board in January 2015. He was nominated by CPA Canada. Ron managed standard-setting activities at the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (now CPA Canada) from 1981 until his retirement in 2013. He led the transition to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for publicly-accountable enterprises in Canada, the development of accounting standards for private enterprises, and the adoption of International Standards on Auditing (ISA). He is a board member of CCAF-FCVI Inc., a Canadian foundation focused on strengthening public sector accountability by promoting effective performance auditing and oversight of government operations. Ron served on the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board from 2009 to 2014 and was its deputy chair from 2013 to 2014. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.