RegulationAccounting StandardsICAS CEO takes Global Accounting Alliance chair

ICAS CEO takes Global Accounting Alliance chair

Anton Colella is now chair of the GAA which represents more than 775,000 accountants globally

ICAS CEO Anton Colella has been elected chair of the international accountancy body Global Accounting Alliance.

The GAA has members in 165 countries, and represents a collection of 10 institutes from around the world including; Hong Kong, USA, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Germany and England.

Colella said: “It is a great honour to be appointed as chair of such a prestigious global body, representing more than three quarters of a million accountants. This is an interesting and pivotal time for the accountancy profession.

“ICAS and the other 10 membership bodies of the GAA collaborate closely to ensure we speak together and are a leading voice on the key international issues that surround our profession. The shared expertise of the GAA is a gateway for accountants to grow and develop in what is becoming one of the first professions to be truly global.”

Colella, who became CEO of ICAS in 2006, takes the non-executive two year role in November.

Related Articles

Treasury Select Committee report released on Making Tax Digital

Accounting Standards Treasury Select Committee report released on Making Tax Digital

11m Stephanie Wix, Writer
New Year Honours of 2017

Accounting Standards New Year Honours of 2017

11m Stephanie Wix, Writer
Record fine for Deloitte and audit partner over Aero misconduct

Accounting Standards Record fine for Deloitte and audit partner over Aero misconduct

1y Stephanie Wix, Writer
'Clear' tax avoidance guidance for advisers issued by institutes

Accounting Standards 'Clear' tax avoidance guidance for advisers issued by institutes

1y Stephanie Wix, Writer
Eight landmarks in the history of accountancy

Accounting Standards Eight landmarks in the history of accountancy

1y Acccountancy Age
Taking Stock: PwC outdoes ICAEW in the nibble stakes (steaks)

Accounting Standards Taking Stock: PwC outdoes ICAEW in the nibble stakes (steaks)

2y Taking Stock
ICAEW president: We must adapt to add to our heritage

Accounting Standards ICAEW president: We must adapt to add to our heritage

2y Richard Crump, Writer
Ex-ICAS president Jim Pettigrew appointed chair of Scottish Financial Enterprise

Accounting Standards Ex-ICAS president Jim Pettigrew appointed chair of Scottish Financial Enterprise

2y Fraser Simpson, Reporter