Heathcote Stephen

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Stephen Heathcote is Executive Director of Markets at ACCA, overseeing market strategy and leading the Market Team across ACCA's network of over 83 offices and other centres around the world.

Responsible for delivering ACCA's global growth strategy.  Overseeing a portfolio of investment to deliver sustainable growth in reputation, influence and size. 

ACCA represents 162,000 members and 428,000 students in over 170 countries. 

Previous role in ACCA as Executive Director of Finance and Operations, providing operational leadership of ACCA's processes (handling 800,000 exam entries annually and overseeing a global contact centre) and support functions including Finance, IT and Facilities. 

Prior to that he was Director of Planning and Resources at the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) where he was responsible for planning major activities, associated reporting and operational leadership including Finance.  He was a senior manager at KPMG.