Chair

  • Steve Butt FCCA

    Steve's bio will be added soon.

    Panel members

  • Jamal Chaudhry FCCA

    Jamal's bio will be added soon.

  • Darren Gillespie FCCA
    Darren-Gillespie

    I am an ACCA Senior Finance professional and qualified Internal Auditor, having worked in varying sized companies from SME to Global. Qualified from the University of Hertfordshire BA Hons in Accounting. Over 20 years working in various roles within Finance, both public and private sector. I joined the network to have an opportunity to give back and also provide support for people starting out either in their career or with ACCA. 

    Darren's LinkedIn profile

  • Cathy Simmons FCCA
    Cathy-Simmons

    I qualified with one of the big four and had been providing internal auditing and consultancy services for the private, public, NHS and charity sectors for most part of my career until 2012. I then changed my career pathway to work for a small accountancy practice and now run my own practice. The panel is a good platform to promote ACCA and networking with other fellow accountants and professionals whilst keeping abreast with the latest information, technology and training.

    Cathy's LinkedIn profile

    Member engagement manager

  • Sophie Hall
    Sophie-Hall

    Sophie is the ACCA member engagement manager for the Essex members network and can be contacted using the details provided:

    Telephone: +44 (0)20 7059 5530
    Email:  sophie.hall@accaglobal.com

    Sophie's LinkedIn profile

Linkedin

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