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Duncan Wiggetts

Duncan Wiggetts is Executive Director, Professional Standards.


Duncan qualified as a solicitor in 1992 after obtaining a LLB law degree from Nottingham University in 1989.

After spending an initial period of 10 years in legal private practice specialising in high value commercial disputes and independent investigation work, Duncan joined PwC in January 2001, initially as Director in the EMEA litigation team and subsequently becoming Senior Counsel to the Audit business of the PwC Eurofirms network in January 2005 and a partner in PwC Netherlands.

After leaving PwC in 2009 for another five years back in legal private practice, Duncan joined ICAEW in January 2014 as Director of the Professional Conduct department. Duncan took over from Vernon Soare as Executive Director, Professional Standards in June 2016.

Duncan has since 2005 written five drama films highlighting dilemmas faced by accountants and directors including the ICAEW False Assurance film launched in October 2015. Duncan’s films have been used in training, shown at events and screened in boardrooms all around the world.

Declaration of Interests

Membership of formal bodies or groups, including other professional bodies

  • Member of the Law Society, regulated by the SRA

Membership of ICAEW Council, ICAEW Boards and other ICAEW Committees

  • ICAEW Board

Partnerships, Directorships or beneficial interests in companies


Professional or social relationships with individuals who have business relationships or who compete with ICAEW


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