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The next generation’s take on a profession desperate to attract talent

To celebrate international youth day, The Accountant asks professionals aged under 35 to share their thoughts on the profession: why they qualify as accountants, whether it was challenging and, now that they are in, how they see the profession and where it is going.

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Adel Maniar, director of communications and branding, Crowe Horwath UAE

Alina Uritskaya, audit director, Deloitte UK

Bonolo Ramokhele, partner in charge, Differentia Chartered Accountants, South Africa

Celeste Hendrick, director, Donna HD Chartered Accountants Inc.

Cindy McKay, founder/owner, Audit BEE group

Cobus Grove, senior vice president of sales and execution, Inseego

Daniel White, corporate and business services director at Bishop Fleming LLP

Gugu Mtetwa, non-executive director, Santam Insurance

Jaenre Blignaut

Jeff Wilson

Jessica Iennarella, senior associate at Epps Forensic Consulting.

Joey Lin

Laura Guarino

Laurence Provost, corporate finance executive, Tait Walker LLP, UK

Leonel Zanotto, tax advisory manager, SMS Latinoamérica

Marie Toyer, Baker Tilly France

Philip Nathan

Robert Smith 

Ryan Swann, audit manager, Baker Tilly Hong Kong

Sapna Galal, dinance and operations director, IFAS (French Institute of South Africa)

Sjef Tijssen, finance and accounting specialist at Archilogic AG

Tim O’Neill, tax senior, Mueller Prost LC

Tom Tesfay, Wilson Wright (DFK International)

Zarylbek Abduvaliev, managing partner, Kreston Ansar, Kyrgyzstan

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