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Richard Wilson

Senior Audit Partner, Ernst & Young
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Richard Wilson is a senior audit partner with Ernst & Young. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1976 and became a partner in the firm in 1985. He has worked predominately with large listed companies in sectors such as oil and gas, media, and transportation. He was global head of Ernst & Young’s energy and utilities practice from 1998 to 2003. He became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) audit and assurance faculty in 2008 and a member of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) financial reporting review panel in 2011.


Articles by this Author

  • The Audit Committee and Corporate Governance
    by Richard Wilson
    The main role of the audit committee comes down to providing delegated board oversight over financial reporting and financial risk management. Maintaining a continuing dialog with the internal and external auditors is very much a central part of the audit committee’s activities, as is its relationship with the finance director and the finance team. Understanding the way risk is identified and managed within the organization is also central....

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