Bruce holds a Higher Diploma in Taxation, UNISA, and a B.Compt (Hons). He has worked for Deloitte both in South Africa and the United Kingdom in their IFRS Centres of Excellence consulting on the implications of IFRS; and with Barclays Capital in London as an Associate Director in the Structured Capital Markets group involved in the IFRS conversion projects for the Structured Capital Markets, High Value Leasing and Private Equity divisions of Barclays Capital, as well as IFRS consulting to the structuring teams.
During his career he has worked with multinational listed companies, public sector entities and SME’s. Bruce is a member of the IASB’s SME Implementation Group, the IFRS Foundation’s IFRS Advisory Council and the Financial Reporting Standards Council of South Africa.
Bruce has delivered training across Africa, the USA, Europe and Australia. During his career he has presented on behalf of the International Accounting Standards Board, and has presented to the United Nations Global Compact. He is a co-author of the publications Applying IFRS for SMEs and Wiley Interpretation and Application of International Financial Reporting Standards 2011 and 2012, and was the senior editor on the Deloitte accounting manual ‘IAS: A Guide to Preparing Accounts’ and an associate author on ‘UK GAAP’. He is also active on various SAICA Technical sub-committees and a member of the Technical Partners Forum.
Bruce is a member of the Financial Reporting Standards Council of South Africa, and the IASB Advisory Council.