Technical Guidance and Comment


This section provides an overview of the key work we have been involved in, which includes responses we have made to legislative changes within the financial profession, industry surveys, and our briefing notes as well as information on our technical committee and officers.

Our knowledge base and technical archive is fully searchable using the search function to the right and further resources are available through the Treasurer's Wiki. An overview of the key technical aspects of treasury is available through the competency framework.

Recent technical updates

Policy submissions and responses


Briefing notes

ACT briefing notes are freely available as a valuable source of guidance and updates on key issues affecting treasury.

Policy & Technical Committee

The manifesto explains the aims and scope of the ACT’s technical work and the general stance that will be taken by the ACT in formulating and publishing any official views on technical matters.

The work of the policy & technical officers is guided and assisted by the Policy & Technical Committee. Current members of the committee are:

  • Graham Bond, Treasury and Risk Management Ltd
  • Charles Barlow, Coats
  • Tim Boxell, Slaughter and May
  • Sarah-Jane Chilver-Stainer, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Alistair Clark, Tesco
  • Judith Harris-Jones
  • Tim Hayter, Bunzl
  • Edward Hoefling, Innovation Consultancy Services
  • Kwok Liu, National Grid
  • Charlotte Morgan, ED & F man Holdings
  • Stephen Powell, Slaughter and May
  • Stephen Pugh, Adnams
  • Chris Raftopoulos, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Graham Robinson, PwC
  • Alison Stevens (Chair), Phoenix Group
  • Martyn Smith, Dyson
  • Yann Umbricht, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Stanislav Varkalov, Lloyds Bank
  • Brian Welch, Usercare Treasury Consultancy


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