List of Famous Chartered Accountants People

List of Famous Chartered Accountants

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This list of famous chartered accountants includes photos, bios, and other information, when available. Who are the top chartered accountants in the world? This includes the most prominent chartered accountants, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable chartered accountants is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these best chartered accountants were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned chartered accountants - many working for the top accounting bodies in the world.

What is a chartered accountant, you might ask? Chartered accountants were the first group of accountants to form a professional accounting body, which was initially established in Britain in 1854. As such, this chartered accountants list includes people like Andy Parker, Fred Goodwin, and many other best accountants crunching numbers today.

Going beyond just the top 10 chartered accountants, here you'll find over 50 reputable, prominent, and well known chartered accountants - all some of the best professionals in the chartered accounting field. Who are the most famous chartered accountants ever? Who are the best chartered accountants worldwide? Take a look below and find the chartered accountant who fits your needs!
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    Vivek Mehra is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Chartered Accountants
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    Vivek brings twenty years of experience as an entrepreneur, business manager, and RD leader in a number of network computing and systems companies. He has also been an active investor and advisor to startups in the areas of infrastructure software, networking, security, storage, and wireless. Prior to ...more

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    • Profession: Chartered Accountant, Entrepreneur, Venture capitalist
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    Charles James "Charlie" Haughey was Taoiseach of Ireland, serving three terms in office. He was also the fourth leader of Fianna Fáil. Haughey was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Teachta Dála in 1957 and was re-elected in every election until 1992, representing the Dublin North–East, Dublin Artane ...more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1925-2006)
    • Birthplace: Castlebar, Republic of Ireland
    • Profession: Chartered Accountant, Politician, Barrister
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    Fred Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Chartered Accountants
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    Frederick Anderson "Fred" Goodwin, FRSE FCIBS is a Scottish chartered accountant and former banker who was Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group between 2001 and 2009. From 2000 to 2008 he presided over RBS's rapid rise to global prominence as the world's largest company by assets, ...more

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    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Paisley, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Chartered Accountant, Businessperson
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    Saifur Rahman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Chartered Accountants
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    Mohammad Saifur Rahman, was a Bangladeshi economist and politician. He was a popular leader of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, best known for being the longest-serving Finance Minister of Bangladesh. He delivered 12 national budgets in three terms between 1980–81, 1991-1995 and 2002-2006 over a ...more

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    • Age: Died at 77 (1932-2009)
    • Birthplace: Moulvibazar Sadar Upazila, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Chartered Accountant, Politician
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    Edgar Benson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Chartered Accountants
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    Edgar John "Ben" Benson PC FCA was a Canadian politician, businessman, diplomat, and university professor. He held four Cabinet posts, most notably that of Minister of Finance under Pierre Trudeau, where he was instrumental in reforming Canada's income tax law. After serving overseas in the Second World ...more

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    • Age: Died at 88 (1923-2011)
    • Birthplace: Cobourg, Canada
    • Profession: Chartered Accountant, Diplomat
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    Jonathan Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Chartered Accountants
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    Jonathan Chadwick is the Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, and Principal Accounting Officer at Cisco. He is responsible for a team of over 1000, managing external reporting, compliance, procurement, shared services, and global process, systems and controls. more

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    • Profession: Chartered Accountant
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    Norman Betts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Chartered Accountants
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    Norman M. Betts is a Chartered Accountant, university professor, and former provincial politician. Norman Betts graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1978 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and went to work for a firm of chartered accountants in Fredericton, New Brunswick with ...more

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    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Doaktown, Canada
    • Profession: Chartered Accountant, Politician
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    John Wrathall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Chartered Accountants
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    John James Wrathall was a Rhodesian politician. He was the last white President of Rhodesia. He formerly worked as an accountant. more

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    • Age: Died at 65 (1913-1978)
    • Birthplace: Lancaster, England
    • Profession: Chartered Accountant, Politician
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