Glasgow director

Heeps added to PwC risk assurance team

PwC has appointed former Shell and Deloitte executive Steven Heeps as a director at its Glasgow office.

Mr Heeps, a chartered accountant, will join the growing risk assurance team where he will work with clients across sectors including financial services and oil and gas to provide governance, risk and compliance services.

He initially joined Shell’s governance, risk and compliance organisation where he led a project to improve the control framework for its chemicals business. Laterally, he was head of financial control for Shell’s trading and supply business, one of the world’s largest commodity trading businesses.

He studied computer science, then completed a research masters in distributed computing, before joining Deloitte’s Scottish Audit Advisory Team.

Kenny Wilson, Glasgow Office Senior Partner at PwC, said: “As PwC continues to develop a suite of specialist services to our clients, technology is playing an increasingly important role in our business, and with Steven’s experience in both finance and technology, I’m confident he will be a tremendous asset.”

Mr Heeps added: “With the rapid pace of change across the technology landscape and the increasing regulatory requirements placed on organisations in all sectors, I’m looking forward to getting out and helping clients in the local market.”

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