Paul has been an internal audit professional since the late 1990s and became a partner at Scrutton Bland in 2019, having joined the firm in 2001. He has led Scrutton Bland’s Risk and Assurance Department since 2016. A Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, he also holds the Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership. Paul specialises in not-for-profit internal audit services, working with Colleges, Universities, Housing Associations, Multi Academy Trusts and the wider charity sector. Paul’s expertise rests in the development of effective risk management and governance frameworks, giving meaningful assurances and adding value, all designed to mitigate risk exposure and to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Paul develops strong working relationships with senior management and boards by proactively sharing advice and insight, and giving tangible support in a number of ways, including the delivery of board level training. Paul is also Scrutton Bland Group’s Data Protection Officer. You may see Paul travelling down a river near you on his paddleboard or even hear him giving his considered vocal support when watching his son play Saturday morning football.
Other related team members
Tim specialises in insurance for private clients, businesses and charities.
Assistant Payroll Manager
Natalie is Assistant Payroll Manager and based in our Ipswich office
Corporation Tax Manager
Robert oversees all Corporation Tax compliance work undertaken across Scrutton Bland.
Other related risk & assurance
Risk and Assurance Client Manager
Carl undertakes risk and assurance internal audits for our clients.
Leisyen joined Scrutton Bland in 2008 and is an Associate Partner in our Risk and Assurance Department.
Ryan is a Senior Risk and Assurance Auditor, based in our Ipswich office.
Scrutton Bland have been helping people and businesses across the East of England with their accounts and finances for over 100 years.
Who we work with
An in-depth understanding of your circumstances, coupled with complete familiarity with current legislation and the latest technology, means we are perfectly placed to provide valuable audits and optimise your systems.