Richard Bössen is a digital reporting XBRL expert and joined the EFRAG staff in April 2023 and is responsible for the development of digital sustainability XBRL taxonomies (ESRS and Article 8). He is chair of international XBRL Standards Board (XSB). Before Richard joined EFRAG, he was Head of XBRL at AMANA consulting and provided XBRL reporting software solutions to large, listed companies, audit firms and supervisory authorities. Richard was part time seconded from AMANA consulting to EFRAG from Summer 2021 till March 2023 and supported the PTF on the preparation of the XBRL taxonomy for the ESRS.