Moore Kingston Smith appoints new audit Partner

8 July 2021 / Insight posted in Press releases, Our people

Moore Kingston Smith is delighted to appoint Andrew Barford as a Partner in the firm’s audit practice.

In joining the firm, Andrew will support the continued development and growth of Moore Kingston Smith’s corporate audit services.

Previously a Director in PwC’s London Audit practice, Andrew’s focus has been on advising entrepreneurial, mid-market clients throughout his career. Whilst leading audit engagements across a broad range of sectors, Andrew’s wider experience also includes leading on internal audit and risk assurance assignments as well as several years in PwC’s London Corporate Finance practice, which saw him advise on £1bn of transactions in the mid-market while gaining valuable experience working with management teams, boards and owners on strategy and deals.

Andrew said of his new position: “I’m delighted to join Moore Kingston Smith as a Partner. I’m looking forward to using my audit experience, as well as that from my wider advisory work to consider issues from our clients’ perspective and offer relevant and impactful insights, enabling them to thrive.”

Maureen Penfold, Managing Partner of Moore Kingston Smith, commented: “It’s terrific to welcome Andrew on board as a Partner in our growing audit practice. As the financial world continues to change, we continue to invest in our human capabilities knowing that experts such as Andrew will help our clients create long-term value and provide high-quality assurance.”