People in the news: BDO, Mazars, Kreston, Streets

In this week’s accountancy career moves, partner appointments at BDO, Kreston and Mazars, and climate change lead for Deloitte

Kreston Reeves has brought in Andy Wallis as partner in the corporate and international tax team. Previously he was head of corporate tax strategy and planning at Pentland Brands.

Andrew Park has joined Streets Chartered Accountants as a tax investigations partner. He was previously director of tax dispute resolutions at BDO.

Mazars has appointed Chloe Ellis as a partner in Leeds. Ellis joins from RSM where she was formerly a tax partner.

Squire Patton Boggs has brought in three new partners, Stephen BallCharles Leeming and Ben Squires. Ball joins from KPMG where he was a lead partner. Leeming and Squires previously worked as associates at law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

Carey Olsen has hired Jeremy Lightfoot as a partner based in the Hong Kong office. Lightfoot joins from Campbells where he was a litigation, insolvency and restructuring partner.

Julia McCullagh has joined BDO as partner in the international corporate tax team. She previously worked as director of value chain transformation at PwC both in the UK and US.

EY has promoted Marie-Laure Delarue to global vice chair for assurance and Steve Krouskos is named global managing partner for business enablement. Delarue was previously banking and capital markets leader for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEIA). Krouskos was formerly deputy global vice chair, transaction advisory services.

Deloitte has hired Siobhan Gardiner as climate change and environment lead, she will be working with clients and internal teams on climate change mitigation. Gardiner joins Deloitte from Unilever, where she was a senior manager in sustainable technologies.

WPP has hired John Rogers as chief financial officer (CFO); he will join the board, replacing Paul Richardson. Rogers was formerly CEO of Sainsbury’s Argos.

PTL has hired Dan Richards as a client director in the London office. He is a qualified actuary and previously worked at Deloitte, Mercer & Hole and most recently as an actuary at LCP.

The Treasury has appointed Jeannette Lichner and Bernadette Conroy as non-executive directors to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) board. Lichner is currently chair of the advisory board for Elucidate GmBh and Conroy chairs Network Homes Ltd. They will serve three-year terms, replacing Amelia Fletcher and Catherine Bradley. 

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