Sir Jon Thompson has been unveiled as the new CEO of the Financial Reporting Council. It will be his job to lead the transformation of the council into the Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority. He will take up his new role in the Autumn.
Currently the permanent secretary at HMRC, Sir Jon is a qualified accountant. Before joining the Civil service in 2004 he had a mixed public/private sector career working for Norfolk County Council, Eagle Star and then EY.