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Meet the Trustees

Our experienced board of Trustees guide and steer ICAEW Foundation agreeing our strategy, approving our spending decisions and gauging our impact.

Arthur Bailey FCA

A previous ICAEW President and ICAEW Board chairman (2014-2015), Arthur spent all of his professional career in practice, retiring in 2003 as Senior Partner of a national firm comprising over 900 partners and staff. During that time, and since, he has held a number of non-executive roles in both the private and public sectors, including highly regulated financial sectors, which included a term as chairman of a Building Society.

Arthur’s experience has included membership of the Takeover and Mergers Panel (2014 to 2015) and as a non-executive director of an international business in the surf leisure industry, with bases in Perth WA and California. He was a consultant with Begbies Traynor (2004 to 2021) and with Kingston Smith (2012 to 2017).

In 2019, Arthur became the Chairman of CAT Ltd (Chartered Accountants Trustees) having been a director of the board since 2015. He has previously held a significant number of committee positions at ICAEW including on ICAEW Council for 19 years and chaired the Audit, Nominations and Remuneration Committees respectively.


Shauna Bevan


Shauna has over twenty years investment experience across multiple asset classes and geographies. She is currently Head of Investment Advisory at RiverPeak Wealth, a private client advisory firm which she joined in January 2017. Prior to that she was Co-Head of Collectives Research and Portfolio Management at national wealth manager, Charles Stanley. In addition to her role at RiverPeak, Shauna is a non-executive director of Witan Investment Trust Plc and CT Global Managed Portfolio Plc. She is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).

Mike Hicks, BSc (Econ); FCA; DChA

Mike has retired from practice as an audit partner with Crowe UK LLP having been with that firm since he first started training to be a ICAEW Chartered Accountant. He served as a member of the Executive team and as Crowe’s finance partner for a number of years, specialising throughout in the audits of a varied portfolio of charitable and not for profit organisations. A significant area of specialism was in endowed charities making grants as well as a number of high-profile national charities.

Outside of his professional career Mike is a Trustee of a small charity which owns and safeguards playing fields for the public benefit, situated in the village where he lives. Mike is married with two daughters in their twenties and includes sport in his main interests, where he still plays (to a fashion) for the local cricket team.


Andrew Ratcliffe FCA


Andrew Ratcliffe is a past President of ICAEW. He spent his career with PwC as lead engagement partner for the audits of a number of large international companies in a range of industries. He is now a director of Barclays Bank UK PLC and chair of its Audit Committee. Andrew is also a trustee, and chair of Audit Committee, of a number of charities.

Andrew Wauchope BA, FCISI


Andrew Wauchope has specialised in investment management and the charity sector throughout his 30 years in the investment industry. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and has been a visiting lecturer at the Cass Business School. He is a trustee of the Solicitors Charity and the Harrow Mission Trust and Honorary Treasurer of the Sir Halley Stewart Trust. He is an external advisor for the RCN Foundation, a member of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee of the Institute of Civil Engineers and sits on the Court of the Worshipful Company of Ironmongers, a London Livery Company.