The ACCA Global Forum for Audit and Assurance

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.



Will Pullenayegum, Senior Vice President, Quality, Risk & Compliance, MNP, Canada

Will Pullenayegum leads MNP’s national risk and quality functions and is a Partner within MNP’s assurance and accounting team.

Drawing on 25 years of experience in both client service and regulatory matters, Will works closely with engagement teams across Canada, helping enhance the delivery of client service across a wide range of industries and covering a full range of services. The Quality, Risk and Compliance function that Will leads, designs and delivers a broad range of training, develops and supports a range of assurance methodology and tools, administers enterprise risk and quality management systems, and provides accounting, assurance and independence consultations.

Will brings extensive experience spanning provincial and international boundaries, covering a range of financial and non-financial reporting standards, and complying with a range of assurance and independence frameworks. Prior to joining MNP, he was a senior director and the financial services leader of the Canadian Public Accountability Board, working internationally on enhancing audit quality and investor confidence in public company financial reporting.

Will earned a Masters in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge in 1999 and completed the Queens University Leadership program in 2012. He is a fellow member of ACCA (FCCA), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA).

Will has been a member of the ACCA’s Global Forum for Audit and Assurance since May 2018.

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Antonis Diolas
Head of Audit and Assurance, ACCA

Antonis is Head of Audit and Assurance at ACCA’s Professional Insights team.

Antonis draws on extensive experience in auditing across different countries, and industries to ensure ACCA’s global profile in Audit and Assurance.

A member of the ACCA Professional Insights team, Antonis engages at local and international level with key organisations - including HMRC, the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC), BEIS, IAASB and Accountancy Europe - ensuring ACCA’s voice is heard.

Before joining ACCA, Antonis worked for Ernst & Young in London and the Channel Islands, specialising in auditing clients within the financial services industry.

He has also worked for KPMG Cyprus.