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Mark Protherough

Mark Protherough, is Executive Director, Learning and Professional Development at ICAEW.


Mark is responsible for ICAEW's learning and development work, covering qualifications including the ICAEW Chartered Accountant qualification, professional and academic education, and accountancy careers information.

He is a member of ICAEW's Assessment Committee, Learning and Professional Development Board and the ICAEW Board.

Prior to joining ICAEW, Mark was managing director - education, training and development at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, where he had substantial international experience. In January 2019, Mark took additional responsibility with all of the international Regional Directors now reporting directly to him..

Mark is married with five children and has an MBA from Henley.

Declaration of Interests

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Membership of ICAEW Council, ICAEW Boards and other ICAEW Committees

  • ICAEW Board
  • Learning & Professional Development Board
  • Assessment Committee

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

  • My wife is a member of ICAEW

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