Howard is a confident and experienced Director within Risk Assurance Services who listens to the needs of his clients and provides clear and pragmatic assurance or advisory support to them. He leads on the provision of co-sourced and outsourced internal audit, controls assurance and EQAs of internal audit functions. He also has significant experience of providing leading-edge support in the development and deployment of risk management and assurance frameworks and the assessment of governance arrangements.

His focus is on large and listed businesses, with his experience spanning a range of industries, including retail, manufacturing, leisure & hospitality and financial services

Howard is a member of the North West region Institute of Internal Auditors Committee, regularly organising and hosting topical seminars and discussions on relevant topics.