Alliott Global Alliance (formerly ‘Alliott Group’), the 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 1st January 2021. Jago also joins the alliance’s Worldwide Board which includes representatives from across the accounting and legal professions.

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

Jago, whose firm has been an Alliott Global Alliance member since 2001, takes over the role from Vanessa Williams of Alliott NZ and joins the leadership team at a time of strong growth for the alliance in the region. 

Jago comments:

“It is an honor 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 Group Chief Operating Officer, Giles Brake adds:

“The diversity of the APAC region requires a leader who will understand and unify the different cultures and needs of the region’s members. Scott and his firm are passionate about the alliance and we know that he will play an important role not only on the Worldwide Board, but also in helping to create innovation in the region that bind members closer together and advances our value proposition in the region. We welcome Scott very warmly to the Board.”

Alliott Global Alliance is growing continuously and now has member firms in the following APAC countries: China, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Taiwan.

About Allan Hall Business Advisors:

Allan Hall Business Advisors is a firm of Chartered Accountants and specialist business advisors established on Sydney’s Northern Beaches in 1957 and are currently ranked 40th in Australia in the highly regarded Australian Financial Review Top 100 Accounting firms.

With eight partners and around 90 staff, and satellite offices in Brisbane and Adelaide, the firm has grown to become one of the largest, non-CBD, integrated chartered accounting and business advisory firms in Australia.

Specialist services including tax, business advisory, international services, human resources, audit, financial planning, SMSF, finance and workplace health and safety.

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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