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AMBS colleague appointed to UK Audit Market Review Advisory Board

01 Mar 2019

Professor Chris Humphrey appointed.

Chris Humphrey, Professor of Accounting at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS), has been appointed to the advisory board of the Independent Review into the Quality and Effectiveness of the UK Audit Market, which is being led by Sir Donald Brydon.

Mr Brydon was commissioned by the business secretary Greg Clarke in December to investigate whether the work of auditors is good enough.

Professor Humphrey is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and is a leading figure globally in auditing and accounting research, with a particular interest in interdisciplinary and international aspects of auditing and accounting. He gave evidence to the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee Inquiry into the Future of Audit in January.

Chris also featured recently on BBC Radio 4’s The Bottom Line in the programme ‘Are auditors fit for purpose?’