FRC makes two committee appointments

Andrew Johnston has been appointed to the Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) Conduct Committee alongside Colin McCarthy-Little, who has been appointed to the FRC’s Audit Quality Review Committee.

Mr Jonston’s term commenced on 1 November 2019 and he replaces Martin Slack who stepped down on 30 June 2019.

He brings a wealth of experience having served as the deputy government actuary and was a member of the management board administering the World Trade Organisation Pension Plan for nine years.

Mr McCarthy-Little’s three-year term with the FRC’s Audit Quality Review Committee also commenced on 1 November 2019.

He is currently the head of group audit of International Airlines Group (IAG) leading the audit strategy and delivery across the group. IAG is the parent company of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, Aer Lingus, LEVEL, IAG Cargo, Avios and IAG GBS.

He is also the chair of the audit and compliance committee of the Oneworld Management Company and is a member of the UK Regional Committee of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand.

Mr McCarthy-Little trained with KPMG Australia, where he worked in the assurance practice across a range of industries including financial services, defence, oil & gas and biotechnology.

In 2008 he moved to KPMG London where he was a senior audit manager on financial institutions including HSBC and ICICI Bank.

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