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Sir John Stuttard

Vice-Chairman Advisory Board, PricewaterhouseCoopers, UK
Sir John StuttardSir John Stuttard

Sir John Stuttard has spent his career with accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers, of which he is now a vice-chairman. He has focused on auditing, acquisitions, stock exchange listings, and privatizations for UK, US, and Scandinavian companies. He was made a Knight, and then a Commander, of the Order of the Lion of Finland, and has been chairman of the Finnish–British Chamber of Commerce. He served in the Cabinet Office for two years and spent five years in China as PwC executive chairman. He has also been a director of the China–Britain Business Council. Sir John served as sheriff of London in 2005–2006 and lord mayor in 2006–2007. He continues as an elected Alderman of the City of London and is a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge.


Articles by this Author

  • Global Ambitions—China’s Big Banks
    by Sir John Stuttard
    This article was first published in Quantum magazine.September 2009 was a good month for China—and for its reputation as a global leader.At the United Nations Energy Summit in New York, President Hu Jintao told delegates that China will increase its efforts to improve energy efficiency and to curb the rise in CO2 emissions. He pledged to ensure that the increase in emissions would be less than the increase in economic growth and that China would...
  • Ethics and Finance
    by Sir John Stuttard
    This article was first published in Quantum magazine.In his recent informative play The Power of Yes, the British playwright David Hare is broadly correct when he says that politicians, regulators, economists, and commentators, as well as individual borrowers and bankers, are all to blame for the current financial crisis.His is one of the few voices of common sense and clarity in this debate. Some say that bribery and corruption, money...
  • Target Practice—Acquisitions
    by Sir John Stuttard
    This article was first published in Quantum magazine.Acquisitions, we know from experience, take years to bed down. When the bombshell hits, they take up significant executive time as the managers of the acquirer determine new management structures and managerial positions, as well as combining business practices and systems.For the managers of the acquired, there is an inevitable feeling that one is no longer in control—and certainly no longer...
  • Days of Reckoning
    by Sir John Stuttard
    Sir John Stuttard has spent his career with accountants, PricewaterhouseCoopers, of which he is now a vice-chairman. He has focused on auditing, acquisitions, stock exchange listings, and privatizations for UK, US, and Scandinavian companies. He was made a Knight, and then a Commander, of the Order of the Lion of Finland, and has been Chairman of the Finnish–British Chamber of Commerce. He served in the Cabinet Office for two years and spent...

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