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Alliott Global Alliance APAC Announcement

Alliott Global Alliance international alliance of law and accounting firms is delighted to confirm the appointment of Scott Jago, Partner at Allan Hall Business Advisors in Sydney, Australia, as Regional Chair of the Asia Pacific regional membership, effective 1 January 2021.

AHBA Scott Jago APAC ChairScott also joins the alliance’s Worldwide Board which includes representatives from across the accounting and legal professions.

As Regional Chair, Scott will play an important role in supporting the implementation of the alliance’s strategic plans at the Asia Pacific and international levels.

Scott takes over the APAC Chair role from Vanessa Williams of Alliott NZ and joins the leadership team at a time of strong growth for the alliance in the region. 

Scott comments:

“It is an honour to have been elected as Regional Chair of the APAC Advisory Committee. There is an excellent opportunity to help further develop the alliance’s membership and profile across the region.  We are a fast-growing and ambitious alliance that brings together high calibre, independent professional firms that offer a wide range of expertise to domestic and foreign clients operating in Asia Pacific and in all other world regions. I look forward to the challenge ahead and to helping the alliance to develop to the next level.”

Colin Farmer, Worldwide Chair of Alliott Global Alliance, said:

“Despite the pandemic, Alliott Global Alliance has significant momentum in the APAC region, and it is important that we continue to pursue our development targets. Vanessa has taken the region to a new level and now hands over to Scott who will lead from the front in promoting the alliance in the region and worldwide.

“Appointing Scott reflects our commitment to ensuring we have the best people on the team who will help to move us forward in the years ahead.”

Alliott Global Alliance Outgoing APAC Chair, Vanessa Williams adds:

“As outgoing Chair I would like to congratulate Scott Jago on his appointment. I have known Scott for many years and his commitment, empathy and enthusiasm is exactly what the Asia Pacific region needs. I look forward to assisting him in a deputy role.”

About Alliott Global Alliance

Founded in 1979, and with 185 member firms in 80 countries Alliott Global Alliance is an international alliance of independent, law, accounting, and specialist advisory firms, working across the world Together As One. Each of our members share a common goal: to learn and share knowledge, resources, and opportunities to make the world smaller and their businesses stronger.

We work with a spirit of generosity and openness — so that together, we can continue to fulfil our ambitions, gain greater experience, and drive mutual success.

Alliott Global Alliance is expanding fast, and the alliance has its sights set firmly on growing its legal and accounting membership to 100 countries. Opportunities are available to independent professional firms in specific countries in Africa, but also in Europe, China, the ASEAN region, Australasia, the Gulf Cooperation Council region, Central and South America and in North America. For information about membership in APAC, contact Damien McMenamin (, Head of Global Business Development.

You can read more here about our exciting growth in the APAC region.

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