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Gillian Fawcett: Gillian is Head of Public Sector for ACCA responsible for developing policy on technical matters affecting public services and monitoring developments. She has worked for the Audit Commission where she was a Senior Policy Advisor with expertise in corporate governance, financial management and human rights and equalities.
Manos Schizas: Manos is a policy adviser with ACCA's SME (small and medium enterprises) Unit. He is editor of ACCA's Quarterly Global Economic Conditions Survey, the largest quarterly survey of professional accountants in the world.
Glenn Collins: Glenn is ACCA UK's Head of technical advisory. He and his team provide technical and business support to accountants. Glenn has been with ACCA for 10 years having previously worked for 17 years for a firm of accountants and business advisors.
Chas Roy-Chowdhury: Chas is Head of Taxation at ACCA. He is secretary to the ACCA Taxation Committee and is in regular contact with many Government departments such as the HM Revenue and Customs through formal committees and ad hoc meetings.
John Davies: John is Head of Technical and Head of Business Law at ACCA. He has a special interest in company law, insolvency and pensions matters and prepares ACCA's representations in these areas to Governments and standard-setting bodies in the UK, Ireland, Europe and globally.