Knighthood for KPMG International chairman Mike Rake. By John Stokdyk
Mike Rake, the international chairman of Big Four firm KPMG was given a knighthood in the New Year's honours for his services to the accountancy profession.
Rake served as KPMG's UK senior partner for eight years, before moving on to become chairman of the international firm last year. In addition to growing the UK practice, Rake has been a prominent voice in debates on professional regulation, financial reporting reform and corporate social responsibility.