Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed Mark Wood as an associate director in the consulting practice.
Mark, who is based in Leeds, joins RSM from PwC where he worked as a senior manager within the risk assurance team for nearly 13 years. He previously worked at Deloitte specialising in the public and financial services sectors.
Mark has also worked within the NHS, including high profile engagements, such as the Keogh review and the capability and capacity assessments of Clinical Commissioning Groups for NHS England.
Mark is a qualified accountant and has extensive experience in risk assurance, risk management and governance, including internal audit, financial due diligence and programme assurance. In addition, Mark brings a range of specialist expertise in the health, charities, central government, education and social housing sectors, as well as the financial services sector.
In his new role, Mark will enhance the Governance and Risk Consulting Service Group at RSM and will focus on strengthening the service offering to support more clients in the North. Mark will also provide governance and risk advice to a large portfolio of clients.
Matthew Humphrey, RSM partner and head of Governance and Risk Consulting Service Group in the UK, said: “Mark is a real asset to the team, and we’re excited to have him on board. He brings an extensive range of governance and risk management experience that will strengthen our offering and help our growing portfolio of clients across the North.
“Our consulting team is one of the fastest growing practices in the UK, so Mark joins us at an exciting time and we look forward to building on this investment over the next 12 months and beyond.”
Mark Wood said: “I am absolutely delighted to join RSM. I’ve specialised in risk assurance services throughout my career, predominantly within the not-for-profit sector. I’m looking forward to drawing on this experience and supporting RSM in providing a client focussed consulting and advisory service to a variety of clients in these challenging and uncertain times.”