Investor Advisory Group

The objective of the Investor Advisory Group (IAG) is to provide the Board with the views of investors and their advocates on the PCAOB's regulatory agenda, including: (i) advising the Board regarding matters related to the auditing profession of concern to investors; (ii) providing the Board with investors' perspectives on current regulatory issues; and (iii) serving as a source of information, views, perspectives and recommendations to the Board on other matters regarding the PCAOB’s oversight activities from the point of view of investors.


  • James Andrus
  • Mary M. Bersot, CFA
  • Jack T. Ciesielski, CFA, CPA
  • Alicia Damley, CFA, CPA (Canada), CA
  • Parveen P. Gupta, LL.B., Ph.D.
  • Jennifer R. Joe, Ph.D., CPA
  • Jeffrey P. Mahoney, J.D., CPA
  • Amy Copeland McGarrity, CFA
  • Sandra J. Peters, CPA, CFA
  • David Pitt-Watson
  • Sanford Rich
  • Gina Sanchez
  • R. Harold (Hal) Schroeder, CPA
  • Nemit Shroff, Ph.D.
  • Lynn Turner
  • Gary G. Walsh, CFA, CPA

Members Bios


The most recent public meeting of the IAG took place on Wednesday, June 7, 2023.

Meeting Archive