Bruce Cartwright, Incoming CEO, ICAS

Bruce Cartwright, Incoming CEO, ICAS

Cartwright was announced as CEO of ICAS in 2017, succeeding Anton Colella in March 2018

Bio

Bruce Cartwright graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1986, joining PwC that same year.

He spent 14 years at PwC as a senior manager in the corporate restructuring team before becoming a director at EY in September 2000.

In 2001, he took up the position of partner and head of the Scottish corporate restructuring team at PwC, as position he held for 15 years.

He became a member of ICAS council in September 2008 and was chairman of the ICAS Lothian borders and central area committee between June 2014 and May 2017. He was appointed as ICAS executive director of policy leadership in May 2017.

Cartwright was announced as CEO of ICAS in 2017, succeeding Anton Colella in March 2018.

He is a member of the Scottish Committee at the Wooden Spoon Charity, which raises money for disadvantaged children amongst the rugby community.

Why did Bruce Cartwright make the Financial Power List 2018?

Cartwright was named in 22nd position on the Accountancy Age Financial Power List 2018:

In March, Cartwright will become the CEO of ICAS, taking over from Anton Colella who leaves the professional body after 10 years. Cartwright’s focus will be on growing the ICAS membership, strengthening partnerships in global accountancy and navigating the body through disruption facing the industry. He’s no stranger to the organisation having sat on a number of ICAS committees in the past years – experience which should serve him well in his new role.

Find out which other individuals were included in the Financial Power List 2018.

ICAS

ICAS has membership of over 20,000 business professionals in the UK and worldwide, and 3,000 students. The body is an educator, examiner, regulator and thought leader.

Two thirds of ICAS members work in business with the remaining membership in practice.

The professional body was created by Royal Charter in 1854.

Sir Brian Souter is the current ICAS president.

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