Simon Braidley sworn in as ATT President

Simon Braidley has taken up the presidency of the Association of Taxation

On taking up his appointment at the association’s AGM today, Simon Braidley
said his priority was to put more emphasis on what ATT members wanted.

“A priority of my presidential year is to ‘engage the membership’. The
surveys undertaken in 2009 have helped the ATT Council and its committees
appreciate what our members and students want from us.

“As a result we are developing a strategy to take the association through the
next stage of its adult life.”

Braidley, currently working in the City of London for Argenta Taxation
has wide experience in the tax profession, having worked for the Inland Revenue
and large international accountancy firms in addition to operating his own

“It is a great honour and privilege to become the president of the ATT,”
Braidley added.

“Founded 21 years ago, the ATT has now come of age. Our 21st year is the
ideal launch pad to further promote the Association to our members and potential

Braidley succeeds David Stedman as president. Andrew Meeson, chair of the
ATT’s technical committee becomes deputy president. Stuart McKinnon is the
association’s new vice president.

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