The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has made two senior level promotions to its governance directorate, naming Joe Johnson as director of professional conduct and Stacey English as the director of practice regulation.
According to the association, both promotions were made to “enhance” ACCA’s brand and reputation and ensure that the organisation, “operate within approved ethical and regulatory frameworks, and in the public interests”.
Johnson joins ACCA from Pay UK Ltd, the retail payments authority, where she was on the general counsel. She is a qualified solicitor with a Master of Laws. Prior to ACCA, English was the chief digital officer at regulatory technology company Corlytics
Maggie McGhee, ACCA’s executive director governance, said: “We offer a warm welcome to Joe and Stacey, who each bring considerable high-level experience and leadership in regulatory and legal roles.”
They both possess the skills and knowledge needed for the important work of the talented teams in governance, who work across a number of disciplines including regulation, licensing, monitoring, and investigations / discipline.”
She added: “All this ensures ACCA continues to work in the public interest to fulfil its Royal Charter and statutory recognition of the profession at a time when trust and public value has never been more important.”