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Steve Barrow

S Barrow

Andrew Mead
  • Appointed to IRB: 1 January 2016


Steve is the Alternate Chair of IRB and chairs the meetings when legal services matters are discussed. Steve currently pursues a portfolio career and has fulfilled a number of lay member roles with bodies such as the Bar Standards Board, the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He also maintains an interest in sports administration and is currently the Deputy Chair of the Disciplinary and Grievance Panels of British Fencing (the sport’s governing body).

Steve has held senior positions in a variety of regulatory bodies. Most recently he was director of standards at Standards for England, having previously been head of regulation at The Football Association, head of monitoring at the General Insurance Standards Council and head of investment business at the Law Society of England and Wales.

Steve will use his experience, gained in both hands-on and oversight capacities, to help ensure that ICAEW’s regulatory regime remains consistent with the principles of good regulation.

Declaration of Interests

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


Membership of ICAEW Council, ICAEW Boards and other ICAEW Committees

  • ICAEW Independent Regulatory Board (IRB)

Partnerships, Directorships or beneficial interests in companies


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