Financial Reporting, Business Finance, Accountancy and Audit Speaker

Bill Telford

Bill Telford


Having qualified with an international practice, Bill has spent more than 30 years in technical and training roles within the profession. He joined Baker Tilly as National Training Director in July 2000 and became a partner in March 2007. He has continued to lecture regularly in auditing and financial reporting and been extensively involved in developing audit quality within Baker Tilly.

Bill has recently stepped down as National Training Partner to concentrate on delivering training, both within Baker Tilly and externally, to clients and training organizations.

He is well known as an entertaining and authoritative lecturer, able to make auditing and financial reporting both practical and interesting, and relevant, in particular to the small and medium sized firm. His specialist subjects are auditing and financial reporting – both UK GAAP and IFRS – and he also lectures on company law, money laundering, ethics and related subjects.

Bill has been involved in ICAEW matters over many years and has served on Council, Learning & Professional Development Board and was South East District Society President in 2007-8.