Head of Business Insights, ACCA, UK
Narayanan Vaidyanathan leads ACCA’s futures research, and focuses on how future trends will impact business and the accountancy profession. With a global remit for the topics he covers, he inspires the team of subject-matter and policy experts to explore specific future trends. He led ACCA’s report and associated work on Emotional Quotient and the role of emotional intelligence in accountancy. He continues to be actively involved in this area. Narayanan represents ACCA on government, industry and academic forums such as an all-party parliamentary group in the UK and an international standards body.