Simon Ball began work with Price Waterhouse in 1984 but then moved to Kleinwort Benson where he worked in corporate finance.
He became FD at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and later joined the Robert Fleming Holdings as group FD.
In the Lord Chancellor’s Department he will oversee a budget running to £2.7bn.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements