CEO of ICAEW, a global professional body for Chartered Accountants since 2006. Involved in a number of UK Government projects, several as chair. Chairman of Chartered Accountants Worldwide representing 1.8 million members and students. Advisory board member at Durham and Judge business schools. Regular media commentator on professional, business and economic matters. Served as a trustee for a number of charities, currently a trustee of Moorfields Eye Charity, supporting London's world class Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Graduate of Durham University. Qualified as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand. Passionate about climate change and the opportunities created by new technology.