Senior figures in the accountancy profession have received gongs in the New
Years Honours List after the toughest financial period since the recession of
the early 1990’s.
Paul Boyle, the former chief executive of the FRC was awarded an OBE for
services to the Financial Services Industry and Accountancy.
CBEs were bestowed on Ian Luder, ex-Grant Thornton partner and the former
City of London Lord Mayor, Ann Beasley Director of Finance and Performance,
National Offender Management Service, Ministry of Justice, Lowri Alice Khan,
leader of the Treasury’s Intervention Strategy and Markets Team.
Helen Kilpatrick, Director-General for Financial and Commercial at the Home
Office was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB).
Mike Wareing, former CEO of KPMG International, features was honoured with
the Order of St Michael and St George for his work chairing the Basra
Development Commission and for his services generally working for the economic
reconstruction and redevelopment of Iraq.
Gillian Thompson, formerly chief executive for Accountant in Bankruptcy at
the Scottish Executive received an OBE.
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