The Association of Chartered Certificated has announced its new board to sit on its council.
Six new members have been appointed to the council globally. Carol-Anne Boothe, director of KPMG in USA, Natalie Chan, partner at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Hong Kong SAR China have joined the council alongside finance director, Matt Dolphin from Greater Anglia in the UK.
Rob Ferguson Chartered Accountants business manager, Gillian McCreadie, Brigitte Muyenga, commissioner finance at Zambia Revenue Authority and Joseph Owolabi, director at Deloitte Asia Pacific, have also been elected to sit on ACCA’s council.
They join the nine re-elected council members, which include: Mohd Nasir Ahmad, group chairman of CIMB Group Holdings Berhard in Malaysia, Sharon Critchlow, director of Newgrange Developments and Discover Your Bounce for Business in the UK.
John Cullen, member of Menzies UK has been re-elected alongside, Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan, CEO of MyPAC, Lorraine Holleway, financial controller at Qatar Shell, Michelle Hourican, director of Datatrails.
Other re-elected members include: Arthur Lee, assistant president at CGN New Energy Holdings Co, Dean Lee, managing director at Tyche Hotel Company and Phoebe Hao Yu, CFO at Shenzhen Energy Group in China.
Commenting on the announcement, president of ACCA Jenny Gu, said: “Our council acts for members on the global stage. Its mission is to ensure ACCA delivers the objectives stated in our Royal Charter. Council members provide strategic direction for ACCA, adding great value to ACCA’s work.
“Members’ insights and experience help to make us the successful global professional body we are today. I look forward to working with them all and welcome them on board.”
ACCA’s council consists of 38 members, with three officers – Jenny Gu, president; Mark Millar, deputy president and Orla Collins, vice president.
ACCA also announces a new council Board, which comprises the officers, three council members, two non-council appointees and the chief executive.
The board will meet six times a year and will be responsible for oversight of performance in delivering the strategy, reporting to council.
Gu added: “As a global, growing and successful organisation, these developments are all about modernising our governance structure. The overall objective of our governance remains steadfast – to ensure that ACCA continues to deliver the objectives stated in our Royal Charter: to act in the public interest.”