Pesh joined Crowe Clark Whitehill in September 2008 from a Big Four firm, where he was Head of Non Profits, He now leads our not for profit group. He has a wide range of audit and advisory clients. He has been involved in the not for profit sector, both professionally and as a volunteer, for over 30 years. Pesh is a Chartered Accountant but uniquely he is very knowledgeable about charity law and practice as well as fundraising. He is a member of the Charity Law Association and a long standing member of the Institute of Fundraising. Pesh writes and lectures internationally on matters facing the sector. He is joint author of Charities - The Law and Practice and has written a book on Charity Trading and he has much experience of governance, trading, tax matters, risk management, strategy, performance measurement and knowledge management in the charity sector.
He has been appointed by the Charity Commission to act as sole trustee and interim manager of three charities and undertaken special work for the Charity Commission both in the UK and overseas. He has been Finance director of two charities and is Special Advisor to the Charity Finance Directors’ Group.
Pesh is a member of the Charity Commission SORP Committee. He is also a member the Institute of Chartered Accountants Charity Committee and was for five years a member of the Accounting Standards Board’s Committee for Accounting for Public Benefit Entities. He is also a charity trustee.