Country: United Kingdom
Greg Owens is currently a Director of Technical Training and Professional Qualifications at BDO LLP. Mr Owens has served as a Technical Advisor on the IAESB since 2008 and has been an active member of the Drafting Conventions, Drafting Working Group, and International Education Standard 8 task forces.
He has experience in auditing financial services, leisure, and hospitality clients, providing audit methodology support to audit teams and delivering and developing training content (online, classroom, technical, and personal skills), both within his UK firm and at global level. He has taught in over 25 countries and has developed the BDO audit training curriculum as well as global training materials and content. Mr. Owens has also worked in the Washington, DC office of BDO as an audit manager.
Mr. Owens is a Fellow of the Institute Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and also serves as an appointed member of the ICAEW’s Assessment Committee, which approves each set of exam results, and also sits on the ICAEW Syllabus Review Group, which provides input on syllabus content from the accounting profession. He also serves on the National Higher Apprenticeships working group for the UK profession, which seeks to identify greater diversity in entrants to the UK accounting profession working alongside other professional services firms and central government.