Jay is an experienced business assurance advisor in Moore Stephens’ Public Sector Group, having spent the past 17 years delivering governance, risk and advisory services to public, private and not for profit organisations. He has a substantial track record of delivering high profile engagements, the most recent of which was the Cabinet Office Major Contracts Review. Having started his career as a CIPFA trainee at Stafford Borough Council Jay moved to KPMG where he delivered external audit, VFM and advisory services. He then joined Haines Watts where he led on high profile contract reviews and the statutory VFM studies for the NAO and Audit Scotland. Jay has developed a progressive approach to internal and contract auditing, working closely with the firm’s international team to draw out wider best practices from work in areas such as institutional risk assessments, capacity and capability support to government ministries, as well as performance and efficiency reviews of funding institutions.