Veronica Poole is a partner at Deloitte, DTTL Global IFRS Leader and National Head of Accounting and Corporate Reporting for Deloitte UK and North and South Europe. She is a member of the UK Accounting Council, Chair of the Advisory Group Financial Reporting Committee and a former member of the Financial Reporting Advisory Board to HM Treasury. She leads Deloitte’s relationship with Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) and represents Deloitte on the International Integrated Reporting Council. Her current priorities include influencing and driving change in the accounting and corporate reporting and in the accounting profession, including reporting of ESG and climate-related financial and business risks. She works with standard-setters, policy makers, regulators and professional bodies to advance the goal of better corporate reporting.