Peter Hogarth is a partner in PwC’s Accounting Consulting Services group. He advises the firm and its clients on a wide range of financial reporting topics, dealing with both UK GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). He is a principal author of the firm’s Manual of Accounting and is closely involved with many of the firm’s initiatives concerning the future direction of financial reporting. Recently he has been leading PwC’s global response to the International Accounting Standards Board's proposals regarding leases. He also focuses on developing issues affecting the telecommunications and technology sectors.