Adam Harper has been Director of Strategy and Professional Standards since January 2016. His main responsibilities include: the coordination and management of the AAT corporate strategy and business plan; leading the professional body standards, policies and compliance function; managing the definition of the objectives, priorities & targets for raising AATs profile (policy lobbying / review & consultations) to maintain the quality and status of AAT membership; and to represent views of the membership working in/and on behalf of UK business.
Adam acts as one of AAT's main contacts with Government and the profession's regulatory bodies; contributing to policies that affect the legislative framework for accountancy and taxation. To this end Adam oversees AAT's engagement with HM Revenue & Customs, HM Treasury, Department for Business Innovation and Skills and the Financial Reporting Council amongst others.
Before taking up the role of Director of Strategy and Professional Standards, Adam had been Director of Professional Development for 10 years.
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