Alan Hatfield is executive director of content, quality and innovation at ACCA - the global body for professional accountants.
Alan leads ACCA's development of forward-thinking content and solutions across education, learning, professional insights research and brand. This includes responsibility for innovation in the ACCA Qualification, and supports the careers, professional development and studies of ACCA's 227,000 members and 544,000 future members across 176 countries.
Alan's background is in professional education where he has over 20 years' experience leading teams in creating and launching qualifications and development programs. These include a partnership with the University of London to design a Masters in Professional Accountancy.
He is a member of the International Federation of Accountants' (IFAC) International Panel for Accountancy Education.
Alan is a graduate of Glasgow University and a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He holds an MBA (with distinction) from Oxford Brookes University and sits on the Dean's Advisory Group for its business school.