Leigh is an experienced financial services partner with over 18 years’ experience in auditing and advising banks and other financial institutions, and handles a range of clients both large and small. Leigh was previously a partner at KPMG in Johannesburg, where she trained and qualified. She is a Senior Statutory Auditor and is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. She is a member of the ICAEW’s Financial Services Faculty.
Leigh has led audit, internal audit, risk, governance, regulatory and thematic reviews as well as assurance-related assignments for a number of high profile banks and financial institutions in the UK and Europe. Her external audit experience includes auditing main board and AIM listed companies, global banks and large financial institutions. Her role is to ensure our clients receive consistently exceptional, high quality service from our teams.
Leigh is a Skilled Person in terms of FSMA and has led a number of s.166 reviews dealing with prudential matters, governance and risk management, and her work has received excellent feedback from the PRA. She has acted as an audit and accounting expert on a number of financial services litigation matters and investigations.