ACCA executive director appointed chair of HM Treasury’s User Preparer Advisory Group

Maggie McGhee, executive director for Strategy and Governance at ACCA, has been appointed chair of HM Treasury’s User Preparer Advisory Group (UPAG)

The group provides independent recommendations and advice to the Treasury to improve public sector financial reporting.  

HMT spokesperson, said: ‘We are thrilled to have Maggie as our new chair for UPAG and we look forward to working with her more. She has a wealth of experience across many fields including public sector finance, accountancy, and public audit.’ 

Commenting on her appointment, Maggie McGhee said: ‘I am looking forward to joining UPAG as its Chair. The group makes an important contribution to the public interest by working towards the further improvement of financial reporting across government and I hope we can continue to contribute to broadening accessibility of government financial reports and meet the needs of users.’ 

Maggie McGhee chaired her first meeting of the UPAG on 8 March 2023.  


Editor’s note:

More details on the work of UPAG, including minutes of the meeting are here

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