April joined the External Reporting Board (XRB) as Chief Executive in December 2019 and is responsible for leading the organisation to achieve its mission and strategic objectives. This includes oversight of the XRB's operations, people, policies, processes, and governance. The External Reporting Board (XRB) helps maintain trust and confidence, accountability, and transparency across the private, public, and not-for profit sectors through the delivery of
high-quality accounting, audit and assurance, and climate reporting standards.
April has extensive experience in external reporting and standard setting both in New Zealand and internationally.