The Nominations Committee (NomCom) develops and oversees the procedures for recruitment, nominations, appointments and elections of all Board positions within XBRL International. These include the Board of Directors (BoD), the XBRL Standards Board (XSB) and the Best Practices Board (BPB).

The Nominations Committee is concerned with and plays a pivotal role in the proper governance of the consortium, and reports to the Member Assembly.

The Committee can be contacted using nominate@xbrl.org.

Robert Tarola

Bob Tarola is president of Right Advisory LLC in Washington DC. He has extensive experience in the board room and c-suite of a wide range of organizations, and is an audit committee financial expert. His recent governance experience includes as a director of Vista Outdoor, director of TeleTech Holdings, a trustee of mutual funds sponsored by Legg Mason, a board chair of The American Kidney Fund, and a director of the Maryland Association of CPAs, in addition to his service as board chair of XBRL International from 2018–20, and as treasurer from 2016–18.

Bob is a former Chief Financial Officer of MedStar Health, W. R. Grace & Co, Howard University and Hospital, Southcoast Health System, and Covenant Health – all large organizations with complex operations. Prior to serving as a CFO and consultant, he was a Partner with Price Waterhouse LLP. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant with active licenses in three states and the District of Columbia. Bob holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Temple University where he chaired the Advisory Board for two presidents of the University, and is an Adjunct Faculty member.

Hudson Hollister

Hudson Hollister is the Co-Founder and CEO of HData, which uses XBRL to help the U.S. energy industry manage and understand its regulatory information.


Michal Piechocki

Since 2007 Mr Michal Piechocki has served as Chair and CEO to Business Reporting – Advisory Group, strategically advising authorities across capital markets, banking and insurance industries, as well as business registers and government agencies in 20 jurisdictions on RegTech and SupTech topics. As a Board Member of the non-profit Eurofiling Foundation, he coordinates financial regulatory policies, data and technology initiatives between the ECB, ESMA, EIOPA, EBA, SRB, 15 central banks, and around a dozen national authorities as well as over 30 vendor organizations. Since 2014 Michal has chaired a data standards discussion forum among EU regulators, hosted by the ECB. For more than a decade he served as a Board Member and Steering Committee Member of XBRL International, with his involvement advancing its educational and certification activities, building technology fit for the digital age and driving adoption across more than 60 jurisdictions world-wide. Since 2007 Michal has contributed his expertise to a number of groups advising on strategic, data, financial reporting and technology-related aspects for the Institute of Management Accountants, the International Organization for Standardization, IBM and the IFRS Foundation. Since 2023 he serves as a Supervisory Board Member of AppUnite S.A.

Mohammed Al Hadari

His Excellency Mohammed Khalifa Al Hadari is the Deputy CEO for Organizational Services and Support at the UAE Securities & Commodities Authority (SCA). He has played a vital role in transforming the organisation and creating a benchmark for best practices in the fields of human capital, human resources, financial and administrative governance, information technology and quality management. During his career he has built a highly effective public relations network and made essential contributions to the development of the operations, legislation, and growth of the SCA. These achievements have been recognised with a number of local, regional and international excellence awards.

In 2013 HE was appointed XBRL International’s ambassador in the Middle East region, where he has established a solid ground for the implementation and adoption of XBRL in both UAE and wider region. Prior to his appointment to the Nominations Committee, he served as a member of XBRL International’s Board of Directors.

He graduated from the UAE University with a Bachelor degree in Political Sciences, and gained his Master in Business Administration from the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside in the UK.


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