The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has named Alex Eng as chair of IMA’s global board of directors for fiscal year 2017-2018.

In his role as chairman, Eng, who is vice president of U.S. corporate finance at EDF Renewable Energy, will help support IMA’s Certified Management Accountant (CMA) program, drive initiatives for volunteerism and continuing education, and serve as chair of IMA’s governance committee.

A member of IMA since 2003, Eng served two terms on IMA’s global board of directors and the board’s performance oversight and audit committee, and also served as chair of its audit subcommittee.

Eng’s career includes controller roles at a global telecom service provider and a defense contractor, as well as a former tax manager and auditor. In addition to his finance certifications and credentials, he is an attorney of the State Bar of California, with admissions to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the U.S. Tax Court.