Country: United Kingdom
Sue Almond became a member of the IAASB in January 2020. She was nominated by the Transnational Auditors Committee.
Sue was Global Head of Assurance with Grant Thornton International. She has worked both within the Grant Thornton network and externally, re-joining Grant Thornton UK as Head of Assurance in 2015. On 1 July 2018, she was appointed Global Head of Assurance at GTIL. She is a former chair of GTIL's Audit Methodology and Learning Steering Committee.
Sue led the ACCA's external affairs program and has worked with global standard-setters and major public affairs stakeholders. She acted as Technical Adviser to an IAASB board member for 4 years to 2015 and then remained an active member of IAASB working groups on Data Analytics and Emerging forms of Extended Reporting.
Sue was a member of the International Integrated Reporting Council. She has served as chair of the Global Public Policy Group (GPPC; largest 6 accountancy networks) Standard Setting Working Group.
Sue studied Mathematics at Durham University and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1983.