Job Title: Chair
Country: United Kingdom
Charles Tilley became chair of the Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee in January 2014, after being nominated by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). He is a former member of the IFAC Board.
Mr. Tilley is chief executive of CIMA where he has been instrumental in successfully launching the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation with CIMA’s joint venture partner the American Institute of CPAs.
A prominent advocate for resilient business models and the global reform of corporate reporting, Mr. Tilley is a member of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and chair of its Technical Task Force. He also chaired the IFAC Business Reporting Project between 2008 and 2011, and sits on the Prince of Wales’ Accounting for Sustainability Project’s Advisory Council. Mr. Tilley works closely with the UK Institute for Government to help review and reform financial leadership throughout the UK government.
Prior to joining CIMA, Mr. Tilley was group finance director at investment banks Hambros and Granville Baird. He also spent 14 years at KPMG, where he was a partner.