Public sector audit appointment body names new head

14 Sep 18

Public Sector Audit Appointments has named Tony Crawley as its new chief executive.

Crawley has a background in district audit and is currently a director at KPMG, focusing on local public audit. He will join PSAA in mid-October.

As chief executive, Crawley will lead PSAA’s work as the “appointing person” responsible for auditor appointments for nearly 500 local authorities and police bodies.

“I am very much looking forward to working with PSAA's Board, staff and partners to help promote the importance of local audit as we move into a new phase for the company,” he said.

“We will build on the excellent foundations which have been forged by the team since the company began its work in 2015.”

PSAA chair Steve Freer said he was “delighted” to have attracted a chief executive of Crawley’s calibre.

“His wealth of knowledge and front-line experience of auditing local public bodies will be invaluable in his new role.”

Crawley is currently vice president of CIPFA in the Midlands and a members of the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s East Midlands Branch Committee.

  • Vivienne Russell

    Vivienne Russell is managing editor of Public Finance magazine and publicfinance.co.uk

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