Hugh Swainson


Hugh joined Buzzacott in 2003 and is a partner in the Charity and Not-for-Profit team. He works with a range of charities including education organisations, social enterprises and International NGOs. 

His main focus is external audit including providing sector specific advice on compliance, financial reporting and internal control. As well as audit, Hugh undertakes projects for clients including bespoke assurance reviews including internal assurance programmes, risk management reviews and funder due diligence assignments. He presents at a number of client seminars and external events on topics including charity financial reporting, impact measurement and governance. 

He is also a keen advocate of reporting social value, the way in which charities record their social value creation (or impact), including SROI methodologies, and linking social value creation to social finance.