The ICAEW is looking for a new director of training and education after the departure of Brian Chiplin.
The institute confirmed that Chiplin retired at the end of November due to ill health. Aude Leonetti, Head of Operations, has taken on responsibility for leading the directorate while a replacement is sought.
Chiplin joined the institute from a business school background in 1999 and is credited with rationalising its syllabus and basing it on a model more like an MBA. He moved the syllabus away from the tradition of "cramming" abstract principles to focus more on developing business advisory skills through final year case study work. He also set out the new CPD regime but won't be there to see the reforms through.
The news of Chiplin's departure emerged in an Any Answers posting during the...