Meet the judges

The Judging Panel

  • Sarah Hathaway, head of ACCA UK
  • Liz Bingham, president, R3
  • Fayez Choudhury, IFAC CEO
  • Stephen Coleclough, president, CIoT; former global leader indirect taxes, PwC
  • Sajjad Karim, MEP
  • David Challenger, president, UK200 Group
  • Andrew Howell, partner, Taylor Wessing
  • Jane Fuller, co-director of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation; and founder, Fuller Analysis; former financial editor, Financial Times
  • Tim Haywood, CFO, FTSE 250-listed support services group Interserve
  • James Chalmers, UK head of assurance, PwC
  • Andrew Jenner, founder and director, KATO Consultancy
  • Jane Howard, partner, Wragges
  • Simon Michaels, managing partner, BDO
  • Raylene Whitford, adviser, strategy group at KPMG; and British Accountancy Awards Young Accountant of the Year 2012
  • Alex Shacklock, Director - Talent Management, RSM Tenon
  • Richard Anning, head of IT Faculty, ICAEW
  • Mark Holland, managing partner of Revas, Baker Tilly
  • Brian Henderson, Entertainment & Media and Technology partner, PwC
  • Professor Laura Empson, CASS Business School


The British Accountancy Awards were launched having taken advice from our informed advisory panel featuring key figures from within the industry.

The advisory panel were called upon to ensure the new awards reflected the latest motions and triumphs in the profession, therefore making them the most relevant and sought-after among accountancy professionals and the practices they work for.

  • Mandy Mitten, Mitten Clarke
  • Mike Sands, Menzies
  • Peter Gillman, Price Bailey
  • Richard Sexton, PwC
  • Sarah Hathaway, ACCA
  • Steve Maslin, Grant Thornton
The advisory panel meeting 2011

The advisory panel meeting 2011