Anna Pickup, ICAEW West Yorkshire and York

Anna is president of ICAEW West Yorkshire and York, an area where there is more than 6000 members of the institute. The society has groups of local active members (volunteers): ICAEW chartered accountants, working in business, practice, charity, education and the public sector, who contribute to and help deliver ICAEW strategy. They develop a diary of events and CPD to engage local members. Anna, together with the volunteers, and working in partnership with ICAEW, helps raise the profile of the profession with key stakeholders. Anna is currently taking a short career break but prior to this, worked at EY in Leeds for 11 years.