Allan is an IFRS and IAS specialist. His company provides financial reporting consulting and training, as well as audit firm quality control services across Africa. He is also a highly sought after professional speaker and the co-author of Applying IFRS for SMEs.
Allan has spoken at, and attended many technical IASB conferences and workshops, World Bank events and accounting institute conferences. He is an IFRS Foundation certified trainer.
Allan has been providing IFRS, IFRS for SMEs and IPSAS consulting and training services since 2007 when he joined WConsulting as a founding member, director and financial reporting specialist. He was a member of the Accounting Practices Board and served on several Accounting Practices Committee sub-committees. He managed projects for national accounting institutes such as SAICA’s ‘micro-gaap’ project and IPSAS implementation for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
Allan obtained his CA (SA) in 2003, after he completed his three-year practical training contract with KPMG. He has accounting degrees from the universities of Stellenbosch, Cape Town and Pretoria.
He gained regulatory compliance experience as the senior technical manager at the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors of South Africa. He also has extensive auditing experience gained as an audit partner at LDP Inc., as well as his 6 years at KPMG as an audit manager. His clients included multi-national companies, reporting in accordance with IFRS and US-GAAP, as well as governmental departments and SMEs.
Allan operates in Southern Africa, with a focus on providing audit quality control and financial reporting consulting services, and related training, and is dedicated to provide value to audit firms through assessments of statutory compliance of a firm’s quality control policies and implementation (i.e. ISQC1), as well as financial reporting consulting and training services (i.e. IFRS, IFRS for SMEs and IPSAS).
Most importantly, Allan provides education and tools to help you make your career and your business thrive. Through books, speeches, courses, and workshops, he is dedicated to helping you grow your capabilities and to get you up to date.