The forum brings together experienced audit professionals from large, medium and small firms from around the world. It advises ACCA on the development of audit policy, especially in relation to the development of international standards in auditing. The forum also aims to identify, evaluate and champion new and alternative forms of assurance that bring value to investors, business and the public.

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Robert Stenhouse FCCA
Director, national accounting and audit, Deloitte

Robert has been a member of ACCA’s Council since 2009 and served as chairman of ACCA’s Auditing Committee. He is a director of national accounting and audit at Deloitte in London, specialising in auditing technical matters. He previously worked for Lyon Pilcher Chartered Accountants in Southampton.

ACCA expert


David York
Head of auditing practice, ACCA

David is responsible for developing and communicating ACCA policy to influence auditing and assurance standards and related matters.

He is chairman of the Auditing Expert Group of the European Federation of Accountants and Auditors for SMEs, and a member of the Auditing Working Party Audit and Assurance Policy Group of the Fédération des Experts Comptables Européens and the FRC International Committee.

Before joining ACCA in June 2000, David was national technical director of Moores Rowland, then part of the ninth largest international accounting network. Before that, he was a senior manager in the technical departments of both Grant Thornton and Ernst & Young.

Article Details

Date: 20 Feb 2015

Region: Global

Topic: Auditing and assurance