Rake will take up his new post from 1 December replacing David Varney, former chairman of mm02 and newly appointed executive chairman of HM Revenue and Customs.
Julia Cleverdon, chief executive of BIC, said: ‘The Business in the Community board is thrilled to ratify Mike’s appointment as he has played a long term and important role since joining the board as deputy chairman in 1999.’
The Big Four firm won the London Partnership Award for its work in tackling homelessness in London and the award for ‘exceptional achievement’ for its success in managing the firm’s community and environmental performance alongside its financial performance.
Stephen Mills joins the Manchester office from IBM, where he spent 12 years as an associate partner in the data, analytics and cognitive consulting group
Rupert Guppy will be responsible for capital allowances in the southern region, and joins the firm from specialist consultancy E3 Consulting
Richard Lewis has been appointed to the firm's restructuring and recovery services team
As KPMG celebrates its annual inclusion week, Anna Purchas, head of learning at KPMG in the UK, discusses why investing in talent is a priority for the firm