Head of Financial Reporting Faculty, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

Nigel is an ICAEW Chartered Accountant and since 2001 has been head of financial reporting at ICAEW, where he has lead responsibility for all ICAEW commentaries and policies on financial reporting, including in relation to the new UK GAAP regime applicable to both private companies and public benefit entities from 2015. Nigel represents ICAEW at the highest level on financial reporting matters, is a regular speaker on financial reporting issues internationally and was the principal author of ICAEW’s highly-regarded thought leadership publication, ‘The Future of IFRS’, published in December 2012. In his previous role in a mid-size firm Nigel undertook technical reviews of all corporate and not-for-profit financial statements. More recently, Nigel has participated in the development of a major UK study by the UK CCAB, ‘International Reporting for the Not-For-Profit Sector’, published in February 2014.

Nigel has a PhD in the social and economic history of London, University College London.