Netherlands' contact member
Mr Stephen Huyton BA FCA is the Contact Member for the Netherlands. He is a single point of contact for members' enquiries and acts as an ambassador in promoting the ICAEW's strategy and brand within the Netherlands.
Contact Member's details
Mr Stephen Huyton BA FCA
Group Financial Director, Thermopatch International b.v.
Stephen is currently Group Finance Director of Thermopatch International BV. The company, which specializes apparel embellishments, is located just outside Amsterdam and is the European headquarters of a private American Company.
He is chairman of the Professional Accountants in Europe (PaiE, Dutch branch), a board member of the Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce as well as being the Netherlands Contact Member.
As is often the way, Stephen came to the Netherlands to join a client having previously been a Partner in one of the founding practices of the Liverpool Society, Wilson De Zouche & Mackenzie, and now part of Grant Thornton.
The prospect of moving into industry and the challenge of working abroad was irresistible. Working in what is commonly called an MKB (Middle Sized Company) he has over the last 14 years had much practical experience with the changing European financial environment due to, the implementation of IFRS and the multitude of EU Directives.
Having lived in The Netherlands for some 21 years Stephen is also very involved with the British Expatriate Community and is a past chairman of The British Society of Amsterdam.