Louise specialises in education, working across our higher and further education client base as well as with academies and independent schools. She is the head of internal audit for her clients, delivering timely and targeted assurance and value added advice. Louise also leads our higher education data quality team.

Louise is a member of RSM’s higher education sector group and she is a contributor to the sector thought leadership publications, including the analysis of risk registers in the sector.

Louise advises her clients on key sector developments arising from government policy, such as apprenticeship reform and the Teaching Excellence Framework, and social and economic trends, such as the UK demographics impact on student numbers in the context of Brexit.

Louise has worked in practice throughout her career developing her skills in delivering outsourced internal audit and advisory services. Louise has undertaken high level reviews of governance structures and risk management and assurance processes.

Louise has spoken at an event held jointly with a legal firm where she discussed the audit requirements associated with safeguarding. She has also presented at a further education Clerks event. Louise contributes to our publications in respect of higher and further education.