About Stephen Walker FCA

Stephen’s career has taken him around the world, with diverse roles in New Zealand, London and New York. He has mainly worked in professional accountancy organisations or in the public sector, with his roles including standard setting, policy development, consultancy and over the last 15 years in senior management roles.

His role immediately prior to being Executive Director at Audit New Zealand was as Director of Operations at the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), based in New York from 2002 to 2008. This was a period of significant change for the accountancy profession, which impacted on IFAC’s role and the way it operated at a global level.