UK Spokespeople

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Glen Foster

Director of Accounting Partners, UK & EMEA

The seventh Xero employee in the UK, Glen has over 15 years’ experience in the accounting technology industry. As Director of Accounting Partners at Xero, his role is to develop and execute strategies that enable our accounting partner channel to flourish.

Glen is passionate about the role technology plays in moving the accounting industry forward as well as the impact it has on small business. He's focused on providing solutions for accounting firms to streamline their day-to-day processes This enables them to shift the relationship from being purely compliance-led to delivering additional value and maximising the benefits of cloud technology.

Glen is a regular speaker at events and conferences on all things Xero. With a background working for two publicly listed accounting software companies before Xero including MYOB and Wolters Kluwer, he's well positioned to advise on the transition from desktop-based accounting to SAAS.

Outside of work, you’ll see him challenging his Xero colleagues to a game of ping pong, flying down an MTB track and following his beloved Crystal Palace FC.

Areas of expertise: Accounting and bookkeeping, Making Tax Digital, Sales leadership

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