Financial Services External Audit Partner Challenger Bank lead
20 Castle Terrace
Stephen’s experience over the past 27 years has always been exclusively with retail financial services clients. Stephen is a member of the Board of Deloitte, and is the Chairman of Deloitte’s own Audit & Risk Committee.
Previously Stephen worked on secondment for the EBRD in Eastern Europe, and spent 6 years in South Africa where he worked with local financial institutions.
His present external audit clients include a number of regulated banks and other retail financial services businesses; including a number with an international presence.
He also leads a number of propositions in the Challenger bank space, and leads a number of assurance and advisory projects in this space; including internal audit arrangements, regulatory advisory work, and work on assessing corporate governance and risk management frameworks.
Recent other projects in which Stephen has been involved include:
- leading a HM Treasury CCA investigation resultant from a significant redress programme,
- leading the reporting accountant work on the IPO of a now listed bank;
- leading the due diligence on behalf of a number of investors into a failing Building Society, and
- Undertaking a number of S166 reviews on behalf of the regulator in relation to corporate governance and risk management at Challenger Banks.