Jamie Lyon

Jamie oversees a team of global technical and policy experts focused on key interrelated areas shaping the future of the enterprise: corporate governance, enterprise risk management, financial and business transformation, digital technology, and corporate leadership. The team works with a wide range of stakeholders such as employers, governments, and regulators across the world. It is responsible for producing cutting edge, practical and accessible advice and insight on the most pressing issues impacting the business environment. 

Jamie is a chartered certified accountant and holds a degree in Economics from Sheffield University. He spent his previous career in industry with a number of leading FTSE 100 businesses including Royal and Sun Alliance Plc and Marks and Spencer Plc. He has extensive experience of financial management, corporate transformation and risk management. He also works with the UK Social Mobility Fund mentoring supporting less disadvantaged students in entering the accountancy profession.

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