Meet the ACIE Team

ACIE is governed by a Board of up to nine trustees, each elected to serve for three years by the subscribing members, and up to three trustees co-opted by the other Board Members. The Board comprises a mixture of professional accountants, voluntary independent examiners and people from other backgrounds. 

Mark Heaton, DChA FCCA FCIE (Chair)

Kerry Clayton TEP MAAT MCSI (Deputy Chair)

Anthony  Vincent, BSc FCA FCIE

Alison Cook FCA (ICAEW)

Susan Robinson, BA FCA MCMI FCIE DChA

Frances Taylor FCA, BSc, FCIE

Lee Stevenson, HNC, BA, FCIE

Tony Clarke FCPA (co-opted)

Chair: Mark Heaton DChA FCCA FCIE

Deputy Chair: Kerry Clayton TEP MAAT MCSI

Treasurer: Anthony Vincent BSc FCA FCIE

Alison Cook FCA (ICAEW)

Susan Robinson BA FCA MCMI FCIE DChA

Lee Stevenson HNC BA FCIE

Fran Taylor FCA, BSc, FCIE

Co-opted Member: Tony Clarke, FCP

Farah Mendlesohn 

PGDip, Charity Accounting and Finance

Development Manager

Moira McVay


Finance Officer

Our work:

  • Supporting members: with a range of tools, materials, up to date news and information about charity finance, IE and charity regulation and access to our helpline.
  • Training and CPD: we run training events across the UK which are open to members and non members.
  • National conferences: ACIE support two national conferences; a conference for English & Welsh members and an event for Scottish members.
  • Partnership working:  we work with other organisations to support good practice in IE and charity accounting.
  • Influencing policy: we work closely with the charity regulators across the UK to contribute to policy making.

The Association of Charity Independent Examiners

About Us:

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Registered Charity in England & Wales No: 1139609
Registered Charity in Scotland No: SC039066

Contact Us:

Telephone: 0131 659 9751 or 07899 891616 Email:       
Address: 1st Floor, Block C, The Wharf, Manchester Rd, Burnley, BB11 1JG

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