Simon has over 40 years of experience in audit and assurance services having handled clients in the sectors of banking, manufacturing, utility, services, agriculture, trading and retirement benefits schemes.

He is a member of:-

  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICEAW)
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).
  • RSM International’s IFRS Advisory Committee
  • ICPAK’s Professional Standards Committee
  • SME Implementation Group, appointed by IASB

Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers for 24 years where he was a member of the Governance Board of the firm in Africa Central and responsible for Risk Management and Quality Assurance.

He has extensive experience in technical matters and has also been involved in training staff and clients in the implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Simon is responsible for the IFRS Africa regional desk. He has also served as ICPAK’s lead instructor on “Audit Quality” workshops and reviewer on their Audit Quality Review Programme.

Simon is interested in vintage cars – he has owned a 1934 Alvis Firefly for 40 years and currently owns a 1929 H.E Six.


RSM IFRS Update and IFRS 16 Training presentation slides

4 December 2019
RSM IFRS Update and IFRS 16 Training presentation slides contains slides of the presentation held in December 2019. The new Standard eliminates a lessee’s classification of leases as either operating leases or finance leases. Instead, almost all leases are ‘capitalised’ by recognising a lease liability and right-of-use asset on the balance sh...

RSM Specimen IFRS Financial Statements 2018

6 February 2019
These specimen IFRS financial statements are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards and are for illustrative purposes. RSM Specimen Generic IFRS Financial Statements 2018 - Kenya Ltd Download here RSM Specimen SME Financial Statements 2018 - Kenya SME Ltd  Download here RSM Global's IFRS Illust...

New International Financial Reporting Standards

27 November 2017
New International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) introduce significant changes. This newsletter focuses on IFRS 9 and IFRS 15, both of which become effective for accounting periods beginning on or after 1st January 2018, and each of which incorporate fundamental changes that will impact financial reporting for organisations that report under ...

The Companies Act, 2015

21 June 2017
The Companies Act, 2015 The Companies Act, 2015 (the Act) was published in September 2015, but most of it, especially those sections relating to accounting, reporting, and audit were not brought into force until 15th June 2016. The Act contained transitional provisions including one that financial statements for accounting periods beginning befo...