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Our Team

Rob Shaw BA ACA


Rob Shaw Rob’s varied role includes presenting courses, conducting quality control file reviews and supporting firms on our technical helpline. Rob joined the team in July 2016 and brings a wealth of experience having joined from a seven partner firm in East London where he was a Senior Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities

Rob's major areas of responsibility are:

  • Presenting our quarterly technical update meetings
  • Writing and presenting other courses covering audit and related issues
  • Carrying out quality control file reviews
  • Working on the technical helpline
  • Writing technical manuals

Rob graduated from The University of Teesside in 1995 with a degree in Accounting & Finance. He trained as a Chartered Accountant at a small firm in Stratford, East London and became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ACA) in March 1999. Shortly after qualifying Rob joined a top 50 London based firm (MRI Moores Rowland LLP, now part of Mazars) and progressed to Audit Manager. Rob then moved to Haslers Chartered Accountants in Loughton, Essex, as Senior Audit Manager and worked there for 9 years. Whilst at Haslers Rob was a member of the Technical Committee and as such had responsibility for the design and implementation of standard procedures and schedule formats as well as organising training on technical or procedural issues. Over the years Rob has worked on and advised organisations of all sizes in the not-for-profit sector (charities, academies), manufacturing, retail, pharmaceuticals, FCA regulated, property investment, construction industry and other sectors.

Rob's interests revolve around his young family and he enjoys movies and computer gaming.