Director of Stakeholder Engagement and Public Affairs, PwC United Kingdom
Hilary Eastman is PwC’s Director of Investor Engagement, with responsibility for managing the firm’s relationships with the investment community in the UK and globally. In her role, Hilary works with investors and analysts to get their views on a variety of corporate reporting and governance matters to help companies improve their reporting to the capital markets. She also seeks their views on matters that affect the accounting profession.
In addition, Hilary oversees the Corporate Reporting Users’ Forum (CRUF) network around the world, for which PwC is secretariat, facilitating dialogue between the investment community and standard setters and regulators on a range of corporate reporting topics.
Hilary previously worked at the IASB, where she led their investor engagement programme and the fair value measurement project, which resulted in IFRS 13. She has a background in company and asset valuation.
Hilary is a member of the CFA Society of the UK’s Financial Reporting and Analysis Committee, the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group’s (EFRAG) User Panel and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland’s (ICAS) Research Committee. She is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.