Dr. Sopp, CFE serves as an accounting expert in the Accounting and IFRS Enforcement unit at the Austrian Financial Market Authority. He is specialized in the accounting of financial instruments and related issues in prudential regulation. Mr. Sopp is member of the Accounting Group of the European Banking Authority and of the Austrian Accounting Standard Setter AFRAC. He is lecturer at university level and author of several publications relating to financial instruments accounting. Previously, Mr. Sopp worked for a Big 4-Accounting firm.