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Corporate Reporting Review Committee Members

Geoffrey Green

Geoffrey Green was Senior Partner of Ashurst LLP, a leading international law firm, from 1998 to 2008, following which he became Managing Partner, Asia for Ashurst, based in Hong Kong, until his retirement and return to the UK in 2013. He has extensive experience as a corporate lawyer, particularly advising on M&A transactions in the UK and internationally. He is a non-executive director of Vedanta Resources Plc and of a Hong Kong managed private equity and distressed debt fund.

Geoffrey is Chair of the Financial Reporting Review Panel and a member of the Conduct Committee and the Audit Quality Review Committee.


Andrew Vials


Andrew was a partner at KPMG for 28 years. He was lead audit partner for clients in both the commercial and financial services sectors. From 2004 he headed the firm's Department for Professional Practice providing advice on a wide range of financial and corporate reporting issues. During that time, he was a member of the IASB's IFRS Interpretations Committee.

In 2014 Andrew joined Grant Thornton as Head of National Assurance Services, the firm's centre of excellence for corporate reporting and audit matters.

Andrew is Deputy Chair of the Financial Reporting Review Panel.

John Hitchins

John retired from PwC in 2014 after 26 years as a partner Throughout his PwC career, John specialised in bank auditing and advisory services and was PwC’s banking industry leader from 2001-10.  From 2010 to his retirement, he led the PwC network’s global IFRS technical group. He is currently Chair of the Audit Committee at Aldermore Group PLC.

John served as a member of the FCA Practitioner and Markets Practitioner Panels from 2012-14. He has served as Chairman of the Institute’ of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’ Banking Committee and as a Board member of the Institute’s Financial Services Faculty and a member of the Institute’s Business Law Committee.

John is Deputy Chair of the Financial Reporting Review Panel.