Worldwide focus on service and standards 

WHO WE ARE

We are a worldwide Association of separate and independent accounting and advisory businesses. Our members deliver assurance, accounting, tax and advisory services, worldwide.

AGN International today has 182 member firms in 87 countries worldwide, and is amongst the largest of comparable organisations globally.

We place high standards and client service at the heart of what we do. Learn more about how we aim for high standards.

AGN International is composed of 5 regions. Regionally and worldwide, member firms collaborate to meet clients' needs, and improve client service by sharing experience and knowledge, understanding of each other’s markets and the needs of clients with cross boarder requirements. 

OUR MISSION & VALUES

The mission of AGN is to enable its members to globally support businesses and individuals with high standards, straight forward & practical business advice and local commercial know-how, wherever the need arises.

AGN member’s clients have direct access to practical business advice globally, within a structure of trusted relationships that is designed to deliver high standards at an affordable cost; an antidote to the complexity and cost of some global service providers.

AGN members worldwide identify with a common set of values that informs what we do and how we do it. We are:

Excellent. We uphold high standards of professionalism and service and all that we do.

Connected. We have strong relationships. We are linked and coordinated. We have a spirit of global collaboration directed to service clients' interests.

Individual. We are real people; 3- dimensional personalities. Trusted professionals you actually want to do business with.

We think what we have is unusual and valuable; not because our services are different to other people's, but because of who we are, and how we choose to go about what we choose to do.

We believe you will enjoy working with us. Please do get in touch and let us know how we can help you.

OUR LEADERSHIP

AGN is led by our Chief Executive Officer, Malcolm Ward. Malcolm has over 30 years of experience in the accounting industry, both as a client service partner in public practice, and in a range of senior management and leadership roles, both in the UK and globally.

Malcolm knows client service, knows the industry and knows how to run a professional services firm. He joined AGN in 2014 to build an organisation dedicated to building value for its members and their clients, with a simple focus on service and standards.

Malcolm reports to an International Board, elected by AGN’s members.  Our International Board comprises senior professionals from members in all of our 5 regions, ensuring that the benefit of their long experience and diversity of background is brought to bear.

Present Board members are:

Name firm & location linkedin
D. Sunil Abeyratna AbeyRatna & Co.
(Sri Lanka)
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Alberto Adaminas
Vice Chairman
Elizalde, Casares & Asociados
(Argentina)
See profile
James P. Carulas, CPA Meaden & Moore, LLP
(USA)
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Nancy Cruickshanks SHIPLEYS LLP
(United Kingdom)
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Gary F. Fitzgibbon, CPA, CA Adams & Miles LLP
(Canada)
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Liam McQuaid
Chairman
DUIGNAN CARTHY O´NEILL
(Ireland)
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Robert R. Redwitz, CPA
Executive Vice Chairman
Robert R. Redwitz & Co.
(USA)
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Horst Schaffer SCHAFFER & PARTNER AUDIT & TAX and SCHAFFER & PARTNER LEGAL 
(Germany)
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Vimala Devi, Partner BSL Tax Services Pte Ltd
(Singapore)
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Malcolm R. Ward, CA
Chief Executive Officer
AGN International
(United Kingdom)
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Our AGN global team is based in UK, USA, Hong Kong and Spain, supporting our 5 regions, their Regional Boards and above all our membership.  Our services are coordinated at a regional level by our Director and management team as follows:

Name REGION linkedin
Simon Chan Asia Pacific See profile
Kathy Sautters North America See profile
Marlijn Lawson Europe See profile
Mireia Rovira Central & South America See profile
Pauline Walzak West Asia & Africa See profile

Find out about our Regional Boards and leadership