The Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) has appointed Anthony Harbinson chairman for next year’s tenure.
Harbison is the current vice president of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and succeeds the outgoing CCAB chairman Tony Redmond, who is the president of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
Harbinson said CCAB’s strategy for the next year is, "to support growth, ensure financial stability, transparency and fiscal honesty as well as promoting trust and value in the accountancy profession"
CCAB’s membership comprises the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Chartered Accountants Ireland, ACCA and CIPFA.
"CCAB members have a shared vision which is founded on CCAB’s core purpose – to promote sustainable growth in the UK economy supported by the UK accountancy profession, based on the guiding principles of transparency and accountability," Harbinson added.