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Martin Watson


Martin Watson

Martin is a Partner in our Financial Services team, working with clients across the UK. 

Martin specialises in providing audit and assurance services to the life, health and general insurance and insurance broking industries. In addition to external audit, his expertise covers advising on regulatory and financial change, process transformation and control frameworks.

Martin has extensive experience of working with FTSE 100 and AIM listed businesses, large privately-owned financial services organisations and mutual insurers of all sizes.

Martin is well-known for his in-depth understanding of the financial services industry and for sharing his insights with clients and other stakeholders.  He has previously served as a Board member on the Investment & Life Assurance Group (ILAG), a trade body representing the life assurance and wealth management industry, and currently chairs its Financial Reporting Practitioner Group.  He also contributed to numerous PRA and FRC working groups during the design of the audit requirements for Solvency II in the UK, and regularly provides advice and training to clients on regulatory reporting matters.

In addition to working hard for his clients, he is also passionate about developing people and is PKF’s staff partner for the financial services division.