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As the Head of Technology Research within the Policy and Insights team, Alistair Brisbourne leads on research that supports the ACCA’s global technology and skills agenda. He is currently interested in exploring opportunities for and the implications of wider artificial intelligence adoption and what this means for the future of finance.

Alistair joined the ACCA from BDO LLP where he worked as a manager in Research and Commercial Insights, helping position the company as an industry leader through data-driven reports, business intelligence and insightful analyses of the audit and advisory market. He holds an MSc from University College Dublin and a Doctorate from Royal Holloway, University of London. Alistair worked as a Lecturer at the University of London prior to moving into professional services. 

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