Leading accounting, audit, tax, and advisory firm Bishop Fleming has announced the appointment of Pippa Clarke as its new chair.
Clarke is a tax partner and heads up the firm’s technology, innovation and growth sector, having joined Bishop Fleming in 2019. She will become Bishop Fleming’s Chair on June 1, when current chair Ian Smith retires.
Clarke said: “I am delighted to be taking on this key strategic role as we embark on an ambitious plan to further grow our business.
“I am particularly passionate about the development of our people, and among several other priorities will be working with the team to attract more talented people to our business. Excellent people, who reach their potential, will be pivotal to this growth.”
In welcoming Clarke into the role, managing partner Andrew Sandiford said: “Pippa’s appointment coincides with our intention to double the size of our business over the next few years.
“I would like to personally thank Ian for everything he has delivered over the last five years. He has made an indelible mark on our business and is handing over the chairing reins to Pippa when our business is in fantastic shape. We are currently experiencing considerable growth in all areas of our business, and I look forward to working with Pippa to build on this success.”