Francesco Nagari is a partner in the UK member firm of Deloitte. He is currently based in Hong Kong, where he continues as the firm’s global IFRS insurance lead partner. Francesco is an expert on insurance reporting issues under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and on how insurance businesses can transition their investors’ communications to IFRS from other accounting bases. He gained this experience over 23 years of work as auditor, interim finance executive and business advisor to some of the largest insurance organizations in the world. Several industry and government bodies called him to advise their stakeholders on the impact of IFRS on their insurance markets. Francesco is the author of several articles and publications on financial reporting in the insurance sector and in 2009 launched Deloitte’s global webcast series on the ongoing reform of insurance accounting regulations and their impact on the insurance industry.