Job Title: IFAC Board Technical Advisor for Alan Johnson
Country: United Kingdom
Stephan Heathcote is Executive Director - Markets at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), overseeing market strategy, sales and marketing, and leading the Market Team across ACCA’s network of over 95 offices and other centers around the world.
He is responsible for delivering ACCA's global growth strategy and oversees a portfolio of investment to deliver sustainable growth in reputation, influence, and size. ACCA represents 180,000 members and 400,000 students in over 180 countries. Previously, he was the Executive Director-Finance and Operations at ACCA.
Mr. Heathcote also serves as Secretary to the Edinburgh Group a coalition of 14 accountancy bodies from across the world representing over 900,000 professional accountants. Prior to joining the ACCA, he was the Director of Planning and Resources at the UK Financial Reporting Council, where he was responsible for planning major activities, associated reporting, and operation leadership, which included the Chief Operating Officer role.
Earlier in his career, he was a Senior Manager with KPMG.