Joining the FRC board are Tony Good, an independent equity research consultant, who acts as an adviser at GAM (London) owned by UBS. He is currently chairman of UKSIP’s Accounting Advocacy Committee and is also a member of the CFA Institute’s Global Financial Reporting Advocacy Committee.
The other appointee is Peter Westlake, the UK Head of Research at Deutsche Asset Management, who qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young.
Both appointments were announced by FRC chairman, Sir Bryan Nicholson, who said: ‘I am very delighted with the quality and experience that both Tony Good and Peter Westlake bring to the Board. We have under Ian Mackintosh’s chairmanship, a Board which combines experience of business, the accountancy and law profession.’
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016