Bruce Cartwright

Title: IFAC Board Technical Advisor for Caroline Gardner

Country: United Kingdom

Bruce Cartwright is the Chief Executive Officer of ICAS, having joined ICAS in May 2017 as Executive Director, Policy Leadership and becoming CEO in March 2018. Formerly a Restructuring Partner at PwC, Mr. Cartwright brings 30 years' experience from his time the Big Four firm.

As Head of PwC's Scottish Corporate Restructuring practice from 2001-2016, Mr. Cartwright led the team on a number of high-profile solvent and insolvent corporate restructures in Scotland and internationally. More recently, he was appointed Global Receiver in the Receivership of OW Bunker, a $17 billion turnover Danish-listed company supplying fuel to the global shipping market.

Mr. Cartwright qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989. Following an initial period in the Assurance practice, he spent the vast majority of his professional career in PwC's restructuring team. Primarily working across the UK, he also worked in Malaysia, Central Europe, and Denmark. He was seconded to Royal Bank of Scotland and Carnaud Metal Box during his PwC career, and also spend a year at Ernst & Young.

Mr. Cartwright is an experienced ICAS committee member, having chaired the Insolvency Committee, Technical Policy Board, and Oversight Committee in relation to Scottish Independence, and sat on a further three committees. He is also a former member of the ICAS Council.


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