Bobbe M. Barnes, CPA, CMA, CGFM
Fair Oaks Ranch, TX
Bobbe is an educator and consultant with many years of professional experience in IFRS, US GAAP, and certification training around the world. She recently completed nine years overseas working in emerging economies, where she led the team that developed the Certified International Professional Accounting certificate program, comprising training courses and examinations. Bobbe has worked in many countries and regions including the USA, Africa, Central &, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia, Ukraine, Middle East, and Far East including China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and South Korea. Bobbe is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM). In addition, she is active in the Institute of Management Accountants, having served on the Board of Directors and the standing Committee on Ethics.
Just recently she was a keynote speaker at the International Accounting and Auditing Conference in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and a speaker at the fifth annual Middle East IFRS and Accounting Summit in Dubai, where she also conducted a full day workshop on Financial Instruments.