Deborah Williams is a Government Adviser and Chartered Public Finance Accountant. She chaired IFAC’s Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) Development Committee from 2011 to 2013, and has been involved with IFAC’s capacity building initiative since 2004. As Chair, she led the development of partnership arrangements with donor and other organisations working to support the development of the accountancy profession. She continues to advise IFAC’s CEO on strategic capacity building opportunities. Deborah has served on the Boards of several organisations, and works with organisations and individuals to enhance capability and effectiveness both in the UK and internationally.