John Oates elected chairman of IT Faculty

Baker Tilly partner John Oates has been elected to the chairman role at the
ICAEW’s IT Faculty.

Oates was previously vice-chairman and takes over from Johnathan Teller,
following the IT Faculty meeting held yesterday.

Oates said: One of the aspects I intend to concentrate on is in ensuring the
Faculty delivers its support and advice in this region and throughout England
and Wales.’

Nina Robinson, who runs a consultancy service advising SME’s on their IT,
becomes deputy chairman.

Oates joined Kidsons in 1986 which merged with Baker Tilly in 2002. Prior to
that he worked for Harwood Burner which merged with Deloitte Haskins &
Sells in 1974 where he was a computer audit manger for Manchester. He is
currently the IT advisory services partner at Baker Tilly.

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