Mr Jason Hayes Partner, Financial Assurance; Japan Practice Leader – Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) PwC Jason Hayes is the leader of PwC’s Asia Pacific Japan Practice (ex Japan). In Australia he is supported by a team of 27 Japanese professionals situated across Australia covering the firm’s Deals, Assurance, Taxation and Consulting service offerings. Jason is a Financial Assurance Partner and has more than 25 years of international experience providing assurance and advisory services to companies in a wide variety of industry sectors, particularly Entertainment & Media, Technology and Retail & Consumer. Jason has considerable experience assisting Japanese and Australian companies with the implementation and adoption of IFRS. His Japanese client experience includes working for organisations such as Konami, Sony, Mitsubishi, Mitsui & Co., Dentsu-Aegis, Toshiba, Nippon Steel, KDDI, Konica-Minolta, Hitachi, Kirin and NTT. Jason has spent the past 8 years on assignment with PwC in Japan and he is an active member of the Australia Japan Business Cooperation Committee.