Barry Pillans, a Partner, joined the assurance practice of the Gibraltar firm in September 2004. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. He graduated from Aberdeen University with an M.A. Honours in economic science. Prior to joining the Gibraltar office, Barry worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Poland and Oman where he was involved in the statutory audits of a broad portfolio of clients in both the Government and the private sectors, specialising in financial service clients, in particular Banking and Capital Markets. He has a thorough knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and also has extensive experience in due diligence and financial modelling assignments. Barry is also responsible for the learning and education of the office and for assessing local training needs in addition to organising and presenting training modules internally and externally to varying audiences.