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Governance

The Council is ICAEW’s supreme governing body, responsible for oversight of its activities. Council agrees ICAEW’s strategy and budget, delegating day to day operation to committees and staff.

Overview

The majority of Council is elected by ICAEW members, supplemented by co-opted and ex officio members. This is to ensure that Council represents the main sectors and interests of the whole membership.

ICAEW’s Board has overall responsibility for ICAEW’s planning and budgeting process and the development of policy.

It is supported by five boards that oversee the main areas of ICAEW activity - Professional Standards Board, Learning and Professional Development, Member Services, Technical Strategy and Commercial.

The Executive Leadership Team is responsible for the delivery of ICAEW’s operational plan. It also has an important role in helping to shape ICAEW strategy. It is supported by the management team which includes Departmental Directors.

ICAEW management

The chief executive and executive directors shape our policies and strategy.

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ICAEW management team

The chief executive and executive directors shape our policies and strategy.

ICAEW Board

Our board manages ICAEW's affairs and business and is responsible to our council.

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ICAEW Board

Our board manages ICAEW's affairs and business and is responsible to our council.

Council members

View our council members' biographies and declarations of interests.

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ICAEW council members

View our council members' biographies and declarations of interests.