Episode 8: Catherine Burnet CA
ICAS President Catherine Burnet CA joins Indy to discuss how ICAS has served members during the pandemic, her passion for diversity in the profession and her predictions for 2021.
Catherine, who is also a member of the Financial Services Advisory Board to Scottish Government, was confirmed as President for 2020 at the ICAS Annual General Meeting on Friday 24 April 2020.
Catherine’s career at KPMG spans more than 20 years and she has held roles in Edinburgh, London and the United States. Catherine trained as a CA with KPMG in Edinburgh, qualifying in 1997. She became a partner at KPMG in 2009 and subsequently spent two years in KPMG US working on global banking clients. After returning to Scotland in 2011, Catherine led the KPMG Financial Services team and became Regional Chair of KPMG Scotland in 2016.
Catherine has been involved with ICAS since 2011, first as Chair of the Audit Committee, then Chair of Oversight Board. She has also been a member of the ICAS Council since 2011 and served as Vice president (2018/19) and Deputy President (2019/20).