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  • Admitted to ICAEW: 1997
  • Re-elected to Council: 2023
  • Chair, Governance Appointments Committee


David was re-elected to Council and appointed Chair of ICAEW's Governance and Appointments Committee in October 2023, having previously served the Institute for more than a decade in a variety of roles (including Council member, Chair of Technical Strategy Board, Board Member and ultimately Office Holder and President 2020-2021).  He also represents the UK CCAB as a Vice-President of Accountancy Europe.

He currently acts as a Non-Executive/Trustee for a variety of organisations, having previously worked for KPMG LLP for 38 years, latterly as an Executive Committee and Board Member responsible for Quality and Risk Management.

He is also a member of the Court of Worshipful Company Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and Justice of the Peace.

Declaration of Interests

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

  • Court Member, Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland

Membership of ICAEW Council, ICAEW Boards and other ICAEW Committees

  • Council
  • Governance Appointments Committee
  • Regulatory and Conduct Appointments Committee

Partnerships, directorships or beneficial interests in companies

  • Vice-President, Accountancy Europe AISBL
  • Independent Non-Executive, BDO LLP

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

  • Independent Non-Executive, BDO LLP

Any other matters you feel should be identified

Trustee of various charities:

  • Treloar Trust
  • Inter Mediate
  • Cumberland Lodge
  • Hampton Wick United Charity
  • Chartered Accountants Livery Charity (from October 2023)
David Matthews