Founded in the UK in 1880, ICAEW is a world leading professional membership organisation headquartered in London with offices internationally including Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia.
We connect with over 147,000 chartered accountants worldwide, providing this community of professionals with the power to build and sustain strong economies. By training, developing and supporting accountants throughout their career, we ensure that they have the expertise and values to meet the needs of tomorrow’s businesses.
Our profession is right at the heart of the decisions that will define the future, and we contribute by sharing our knowledge, insight and capabilities with others. That way, we can be sure we are building robust, accountable and fair economies across the globe.
Globally, ICAEW Chartered Accountants are recognised as leaders in accountancy, finance and business. 98 of the world’s 100 global leading brands employ ICAEW Chartered Accountants** and 78% of FTSE 100 companies have an ICAEW Chartered Accountant on the Board*.
ICAEW is a member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW), which brings together 11 chartered accountancy bodies, representing over 1.6m members and students globally.
ICAEW New Brand launch, April 2017
The value of the ACA qualification, globally:
- 78% of FTSE 100 companies have an ICAEW Chartered Accountant on the Board*
- 98 of the world’s 100 global leading brands employ ICAEW Chartered Accountants**
*ICAEW member data and FTSE 100 data at December 2016 includes parent companies.
**ICAEW member data at December 2016 & Interbrand Best Global Brands 2016