Pesh Framjee

Role: Partner, Global Head of Non Profits, Crowe U.K. LLP (Forum of firms)

Country: UK

Nationality: India


Pesh is Global Head of Non Profits at Crowe, a role he previously carried out at Deloitte, Arthur Andersen and BDO. He has been involved in the sector, both professionally and as a volunteer, for over 35 years. Teams led by him have been listed as the lead provider of audit services to charities in the UK for 27 consecutive years. 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. Pesh has much experience of financial reporting, governance, resource mobilisation, financial management, tax matters, risk management, performance measurement, strategic change and knowledge management in the non profit sector. Pesh is also:

  • Special Advisor to the Charity Finance Group
  • The longest standing member of the UK’s Charity SORP Committee and was closely involved in the production of all the Charity SORP
  • Chair of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW) Charity Audit insights working party
  • Member of the Financial Reporting Council’s working group that produced the Charity Audit Practice Note

Pesh was also a member of Accounting Standard Board’s committee that produced the seminal Interpretation for Public Benefit Entities of the Statement of Principles for Financial Reporting. Pesh works extensively with international NGOs and has much considerable experience of financial reporting in different geographies.