Mike Suffield

As Director of ACCA’s Policy and Insights, Mike leads a team of technical and policy experts producing insight on the most pressing issues impacting the business environment. 

The work of the Policy and Insights team helps drive the ACCA’s focus on the public interest.

Support for the public interest was the unifying theme of Mike’s career in audit and regulation prior to joining the ACCA. After graduating from Brasenose College, Oxford University in 1988, Mike established his accountancy career at Coopers & Lybrand before building his career to Director level at the UK National Audit Office.  

More recently, Mike gained valuable experience at the Financial Reporting Council, the UK audit regulator, firstly heading up the FRC’s Audit Quality Review team, and then taking on the role of Executive Director, Audit with overall responsibility for oversight of the UK audit market.

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