The Institute of Chartered Accountants for
England and Wales (ICAEW) has appointed David Petrie to head of
corporate finance.

David has previously worked as M&A
director at PwC and joins the ICAEW from a business in the
alternative energy sector where he was finance director. 

 “M&A is firmly back on the agenda
for 2011 and I will be aiming to provide our members with the
service, network and insight needed in a challenging and busy
corporate finance market”, Petrie said.

David will lead a 5,000 member faculty.