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Mark Rhys


Mark Rhys
  • Admitted to ICAEW: 1984
  • Joined Council: 2018
  • Vice-President 2021-2022
  • Chair, ICAEW Technical Strategy Board


Mark has spent over thirty years auditing banking and capital market clients.

He is Deloitte’s global lead contact for interactions with the Financial Stability Board. As joint Chair of the GPPC’s Bank Working Group, Mark leads regular discussions between the profession, the FSB and IFIAR regarding bank accounting and audit quality and leads Deloitte’s discussions with the BCBS Accounting Experts Group. He is a member of the PRA’s Practitioner Panel and sits on Sir Donald Brydon’s Auditors’ Advisory Group.

At the ICAEW, Mark was the first Chair of the Financial Services Faculty, and now chairs the Technical Strategy Board.

Mark qualified with Arthur Andersen, worked in Tokyo for two years and became a partner in 1986. He has a degree in Economics (University College London) and an MBA with distinction from Warwick Business School.

Mark has climbed Kilimanjaro, Cotopaxi and Fuji, enjoys long walks at home in Somerset, diving when possible and tries to get to the opera or theatre most weeks.

Declaration of Interests

Membership of, or interests in, formal bodies or groups, including other professional bodies

  • FCA

Membership of ICAEW Council, ICAEW Boards and other ICAEW Committees

  • Council
  • Board
  • Chair, Technical Strategy Board

Partnerships, Directorships or beneficial interests in companies

  • Partner, Deloitte LLP

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


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