Head of Technical
John is responsible for ACCA's work on technical policy matters affecting the accountancy profession. As well as co-ordinating the range of ACCA’s activities, he has a special interest in company law, insolvency and pensions matters and is directly responsible for ACCA's outputs in those areas. He acts as secretary to ACCA's Business Law Global Forum and its Insolvency and Pensions committees, and also acts as editor of a periodical newsletter for ACCA's insolvency practitioner members. He represents ACCA on a number of professional and business bodies in the UK and Europe.
John writes widely for the professional and business press and has written policy and advisory material published by ACCA on topics such as the responsibilities of company directors, auditors’ liability, credit management, corporate rescue, e-commerce and limited liability partnerships. He has lectured on company law, audit and money laundering issues in the UK and around the world and conducted interviews on television and radio.
He has a degree in sociology and politics from the University of Wales, a Diploma in Financial Management and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.