Independent Chairman

An important part of the governance arrangements for Boyce Chartered Accountants is the role of the Independent Chairman. 

The Chairman is appointed to advance the interests and cohesiveness of the leadership group and provide independent advice, counsel, and guidance for Directors and staff. 

Ian James was appointed as the Boyce Independent Chairman on 1 May 2020, joining an illustrious group of former long-serving Chairmen including Mike Willis (2014 - 2020),  Robyn Clubb (2009 - 2014), Will Laurie (2000 - 2009), the late David Gamson (1994 - 2000) and Jack Morrow (1981 - 1994). 

Ian is a lawyer currently based in Sydney, and has spent a substantial part of his working life as a partner in what is now known as King & Wood Mallesons. He has over 40 years experience of working in and with professional services businesses like Boyce, both in Australia and overseas.