Sue Almond

Sue Almond

Global Head of Assurance

Sue is Global Head of Assurance with Grant Thornton International. She has been firmly focussed on the international arena since 1988 when she was a member of the ground breaking team that developed the first Grant Thornton International audit approach.

Sue has worked both within the Grant Thornton network and externally, re-joining Grant Thornton UK as Head of Assurance in 2015. On 1 July 2018, she was appointed Global Head of Assurance at GTIL to lead market development and increase our global voice in the profession. She has recently been appointed chair of the Global Public Policy Group (GPPC; largest 6 accountancy networks) Standard Setting Working Group, leading interaction with the Monitoring Group at this critical time for international standards.

Sue led the ACCA’s external affairs programme and has worked with global standard-setters and major public affairs stakeholders. She acted as Technical Adviser to an IAASB board member for 4 years and has remained an active member of IAASB working groups on Data Analytics and Emerging forms of Extended Reporting. She is a member of the Future Fit Development Council and has been involved with a range of activities with the IIRC over the last 10 years.