Jane Scott Paul

Editorial Assistant at AAT

Jane Scott Paul has been Chief Executive of the AAT since 1997. Under Jane’s leadership, the AAT has grown to an overall membership of 120,000 with an influential voice in the education, training, development and support of accounting technicians worldwide.
Before becoming Chief Executive, she headed the AAT’s Education and Training Division and pioneered the introduction of large scale, skills-based training for accounting technicians. This has contributed to capacity development both within and outside the UK. She has contributed to conferences and workshops in the UK, Africa, Australia and the Middle East.
After achieving an MA with Honours in Political Studies at the University of Aberdeen, Jane started her career at the University of Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations where she was involved in the management of public examinations and in curriculum development.
She was awarded Honorary Membership of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) in 2003 and the OBE in 2008 for services to the accountancy profession.