China and HK Assurance Transformation Leader
Robert (Rob) Derrett is an assurance partner based in China. Rob provides audit, accounting and regulatory advice, and attest services to several European and Hong Kong multinational corporations operating in China, as well as Chinese foreign private issuers registered in the United States. Rob has extensive experience of auditing and providing other assurance services to companies operating across China in the technology, telecommunications, real-estate, manufacturing, and education sectors. He has also been the audit partner on IPOs of Chinese companies on the New York and Hong Kong Stock exchanges and was part of the reporting accountant team for the IPO of a large Chinese telecommunications company that listed in Hong Kong and the United States.
Prior to joining PwC China, Rob worked in our UK firm and worked extensively on telecommunication clients and education clients that were listed in New York and London.
Rob is a United Kingdom citizen but has worked in China for more than 14 years, first coming to Beijing in 1996, and has made Beijing his permanent home.
Rob graduated with honours from the University of Plymouth, where he earned a Bachelor Degree in Finance & Accounting. He is a chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.