ACCOUNTANCY AGE is delighted to reveal our judges for the 2016 British Accountancy Awards, involving some of the most respected and senior members of the profession.
Representing the most senior practitioners, we have KPMG chairman Simon Collins and BDO outgoing managing partner Simon Michaels.
There are also heads of previous British Accountancy Awards-winning practices taking part, including Peter Gillman, former managing director of Price Bailey; and Graham Lamont, MD of Lamont Pridmore.
UK200 Group president James Abbott has confirmed as a judge, as has Jane Fuller, co-director of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation and former financial editor of the FT.
Other senior institute representatives include Glenn Collins, head of technical advisory at ACCA; and ICAEW vice-president Paul Aplin.
The 15 judges will be joined by another ten in due course.
The judges list:
- James Abbott, president, UK200 Group
- Sue Almond, head of audit and assurance, Grant Thornton
- Richard Anning, head of IT Faculty, ICAEW
- Paul Aplin, partner, AC Mole & Sons & vice-president, ICAEW
- Glenn Collins, head of technical advisory, ACCA
- Simon Collins, chairman and senior partner, KPMG
- Jane Fuller, director, Fuller Analysis
- Peter Gillman, director, Peter Gillman Consultancy
- Andrew Jenner, director, Briarleas Associates
- Graham Lamont, chief executive, Lamont Pridmore
- Mark Lee, speaker, author and consultant, BookMarkLee
- Steve Maslin, partner and member of Partnership Oversight Board, Grant Thornton
- Simon Michaels, outgoing managing partner, BDO
- Robert Stenhouse, director in national accounting and audit, Deloitte
- Joe Sword, partner, Nordens
The deadline for entries is 15 July. Find out more here
Richard Oddy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe have been appointed to senior roles in key sectors of high growth, with a further 17 junior and experienced hires
Adrian Hyde, a partner at CVR Global, has been appointed as the new president for a year-long term, effective 21 April this year
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice
Sheryl Davis joins the firm's High Wycombe office from Barnes Roffe