Ian Carruthers, Chair

Role: Chair, CIPFA Standards

Country: UK

Biography

As Chair, CIPFA Standards, Ian Carruthers has been involved in leading its work on the role of the public services CFO, and the development of the International Framework for Good Governance in the Public Sector in partnership with IFAC. He became Chair of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) in 2016, having been a Board Member since 2010. After joining HM Treasury from PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1999, he played a key role in the UK Government’s transition from cash to accrual budgeting and reporting, in particular leading its Whole of Government Accounts programme. He joined CIPFA in 2006. As part-time Chair, CIPFA Standards, Mr. Carruthers has been involved in leading its work on the role of the public services CFO, and the development of the International Framework for Good Governance in the Public Sector in partnership with IFAC.

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