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International council members can communicate with members in their region through quarterly newsletters. Below you will find all the messages sent out during their current council terms.

Messages from Q4 2023

Dipak Chummun

I’d like to thank the Institute for the opportunity to serve it. I aspire to contribute to its growth and future success by bringing something new to the table by virtue of my international experience in consulting, banking and industry, growing businesses in different parts of the world.

My starting hypothesis, upon joining the council, is that we have an opportunity to grow members outside the UK significantly and we should seize this opportunity. In particular Africa has less than 1% of global members, less than 1500 overall. With a young population where 40% are less than 15 years old approaching the age where tertiary education choices need to be made, I believe we should identify the best markets and deploy the right means to attract new students to become ACAs across the continent.

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Africa also have a network of contact members, who are points of contact for members' enquiries on living and working in Africa.

Dipak Chummun
Dipak Chummun ICAEW Council Member for Africa

Dipak has spent nearly 20 years in senior Corporate and Investment Banking, Strategy, M&A and Finance roles at country, regional and group level. He sits on the Boards of a number of listed and regulated companies and is also the current Chairman of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.