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ACCA Thinks – Episode Three: Future of Accountancy


In this new episode of ACCA Thinks, Head of ACCA Cymru Wales and Host Lloyd Powell talks to Jamie Lyon, Head of Business Management in the ACCA Professional Insights team.

Working with employers, governments and regulators across the world, Jamie and his team produce cutting-edge, practical and accessible advice and insight on the most pressing issues impacting the business environment.

His extensive experience in financial management, corporate transformation, risk management and talent development has been gained during his career with a number of leading FTSE 100 businesses, including Royal and Sun Alliance and Marks & Spencer. Jamie is a chartered certified accountant with a degree in economics from Sheffield University.

Lloyd and Jamie discuss at length the future of the accountancy profession and how the role is changing.


ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global professional body for professional accountants.

We’re a thriving global community of 233,000 members and 536,000 future members based in 178 countries and regions, who work across a wide range of sectors and industries. We uphold the highest professional and ethical values.

We offer everyone everywhere the opportunity to experience a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. Our qualifications and learning opportunities develop strategic business leaders, forward-thinking professionals with the financial, business and digital expertise essential for the creation of sustainable organisations and flourishing societies.


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