Clive Parritt FCA CF FIIA
ICAEW President 2011-12
Clive is an ICAEW Chartered Accountant with over 30 years experience of providing strategic, financial and commercial advice to growing businesses.
Clive is actively involved in a number of businesses. Currently he is chairman of DiGiCo Europe Limited, Baronsmead VCT 2 plc, ASL Technology Holdings Limited and BG Consulting Group Limited. He is also a non-executive director of London & Associated Properties plc and F & C US Smaller Companies plc.
After a brief career as an actor, Clive trained with a small firm before moving to and becoming a partner in a medium sized firm and then Touche Ross, now Deloitte. In 1982 he joined Baker Tilly, becoming the National Managing Partner in 1986 and then Chairman from 1996 until 2001.
During his career, Clive has worked with listed and privately owned companies, venture capital firms, accountancy firms, corporate finance boutiques and private equity houses. He has worked with several businesses from start-up through to flotation or trade sale. He has also helped launch several VCTs and Investment Trusts and subsequently acted as chairman or non-executive director for a number of such businesses.
He is an ardent supporter of deregulation and is keen to see SMEs given the support they need as a vital part of the economy and a source of future jobs and prosperity in the UK.