Mark Protherough

Chair of the Board of Trustees  


Mark Protherough is Executive Director for Learning and Professional Development for the ICAEW and a member of the ICAEW Board. He is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of the ACA qualification. He serves on ICAEW’s Board, Learning and Professional Development Board and Assessment Committee. At ICAEW he was responsible for the introduction of computer marked examinations in 2007, and the introduction of computer input (but examiner marked) examinations in 2016.

Prior to joining ICAEW, Mark was Managing Director of Education, Training and Development at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He also holds the following positions: Vice President – Practice, the International Association for Accounting Education and Research; chair of the Board of trustees of the British Accounting and Finance Association; member and former chair of the Global Accounting Alliance Education Directors Group; member of the Common Content Oversight Group and member Trailblazer Accountancy Steering Group.