Jay is an experienced business assurance advisor, having spent the past 17 years delivering governance, risk and advisory services to public, private and not for profit organisations. He has a substantial track record of delivering high profile engagements, such as the Cabinet Office Major Contracts Review.

He started his career as a CIPFA trainee at Stafford Borough Council and moved to a Big 4 firm where he delivered external audit, VFM and advisory services. He then joined another accountancy firm where he led high profile contract reviews and VFM studies for the NAO and Audit Scotland. As a Director within Moore Stephens’ Public Sector Group, Jay runs the delivery of advisory reviews and special projects both in the UK and overseas. He has developed a progressive approach to internal and contract auditing for UK public sector bodies and works closely with the firm’s international team to draw out wider best practices from work in areas such as institutional risk assessments and capacity and capability support to government ministries.