Jackson Day is the Ernst & Young global organization's Global Director Capital Markets, responsible for quality control of assurance services provided to US Foreign Private Issuers. His responsibilities include accounting, auditing, independence and other professional practice matters.
Prior to re-joining Ernst & Young in 2003, Jackson was Acting Chief Accountant of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where he was the principal advisor to the SEC on accounting, auditing, and independence matters. He led the successful implementation of critical elements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act including new rules on auditor oversight, independence, corporate governance and disclosure.
Prior to joining the SEC as Deputy Chief Accountant in 2000, Jackson was a partner in Ernst & Young LLP's National Office in New York. Jackson also is a former Chairman of IOSCO's Standing Committee No.1 on accounting, auditing, and disclosure and a former FASB Practice Fellow. He also was an Observer of the EITF, FASAC, DIG, IASB's SAC and IFRIC. Jackson has been a member of numerous working groups on matters affecting the accounting profession.
Jackson holds a BS in Business Administration from Kansas State University.