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ICAEW Virtually Live

Keynote: Governance and audit reform

Speaker: Sir Jon Thompson

Schedule: 16 Jun 2021 09:35 - 10:20 BST


Following a period of stakeholder engagement on the UK government’s proposals for governance and audit reform, Sir Jon Thompson will provide an update on the key issues, challenges and questions that have emerged during the consultation period.

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Sir Jon Thompson is Chief Executive, Financial Reporting Council and a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2021
Sir Jon Thompson CEO, Financial Reporting Council

Prior to joining the FRC Jon was the CEO of HMRC and before that Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence. Jon has had a lengthy finance career including as Director General, Finance at the MoD, Director General, Corporate Services at the Department for Education and Finance Director of Ofsted. Before joining the Civil Service he held roles in the public and corporate sectors.

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