Speaker: David Snell (Assurance Partner, PwC)
Masterclass Date: 6 October 2018
David is a partner in PwC’s London Mid-Tier Assurance practice with over thirty years’ service with the firm. He leads PwC’s services to AIM companies with a particular focus on IPOs and he has been involved in many successful London IPO’s as well as working on acquisitions and disposals for Listed clients.
He also leads PwC’s Law Firm’s Advisory Group and specialises in providing audit, advisory and merger support services to Law Firms. His recent audit clients include Linklaters, Herbert Smith Freehills, DLA Piper, Clifford Chance and Simmons & Simmons.
He is a respected commentator on partnership and law firm issues and has co-authored PwC’s Law Firm Survey for the last twenty years. As well as working extensively with UK law firms, he also works regularly with international law firms across the US, Europe, Asia and emerging markets (particularly China).
David’s clients include both private and publicly owned companies (eg Savills plc, Wilmington plc and Huntsworth Plc) and he has extensive experience of working with Boards, applying his technical and business knowledge with a pragmatic, solutions based approach.
David regularly presents and writes on topical issues affecting listed companies and has close contact with key advisors, including the London Stock Exchange. He has also been PwC’s presenter at the AIM Awards event and voting panel chair since 2010.
David has worked in London throughout his professional career and is passionate in his support of London. He has been instrumental in a number of initiatives over the recent years designed to highlight London’s role as a major global city. He is presently PwC’s relationship partner for the CBI.
He is married with two adult children and lives in Ealing. Hobbies include astronomy, ancient history and the garden.