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Liverpool Society of Chartered Accountants announces President 2021/22


Published: 19 May 2021

The Liverpool Society of Chartered Accountants AGM took place on Wednesday 12 May and for the first time since the war years the current President was elected to complete a second term in office. Rob Young , Partner, SB&P, was appointed President for 2020/21 and will now continue in his role for 2021/22.

Rob began his career with the Liverpool Office of Gruber Levinson Franks which became part of BDO Stoy Hayward. Whilst there he worked with a wide array of SMEs with a particular emphasis on the retail and the legal sectors. He joined SB&P in 2003 as an Audit Manager. then transitioned to special projects and corporate finance in 2006 and became a Partner in 2008.

Rob will continue to support the Society’s members from across Merseyside and Cheshire & North Wales which forms part of ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales).

His primary role will be to oversee the delivery of a range of services for members including a series of CPD courses, an annual dinner, a variety of technical and networking events and discussion groups as well as representing the interests of Chartered Accountants within the wider business community.

He will be supported in this role by Deputy President, Justin Lang of Jacobs, Critical Mission Solutions – International and Vice President Rob Adams of Grant Thornton.

Rob Young, President of the Liverpool Society of Chartered Accountants, said:

We continue to live in exceptional times and my second year in office reflects this being the first time someone has served consecutive terms since the second world war. In contrast to the last year I’m hoping to be able to meet with members in the current year.