114th ACCA AGM

Minutes of the 114th AGM, held at the Adelphi, London, on 21 November 2019. ACCA president Robert Stenhouse FCCA took the chair, and 69 members were present

Notice and the auditor’s report

The notice of meeting and the auditor’s report on the accounts for the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 were taken as read.

Minutes

It was agreed that the minutes of the AGM held on 15 November 2018 and published in the January 2019 issue of Accounting and Business should be taken as read and signed as correct.

Resolution 1

To receive and adopt the Report of the Council and the Accounts for the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

Robert Stenhouse gave his presidential address and asked Helen Brand (chief executive) to give a presentation.

He then invited questions and comments on the report and the accounts.

The president called for a poll and declared the resolution carried, the votes being as follows:

For 11,305  Against 124

Resolution 2

To receive the report of the ballot for the election of members of
Council

The scrutineer’s report and the number of votes received by each candidate in the ballot for the election of members of Council were reported as follows:

1. Michelle Hourican 7,311
2. Lorraine Holleway 7,228
3. Carol-Ann Boothe 6,508
4. Sharon Critchlow 6,307
5. Mohd Nasir Ahmad 5,921
6. John Cullen 5,547
7. Natalie Chan 5,277
8. Arthur Lee 5,253
9. Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan 5,137
10. Brigitte Nangoyi Muyenga 5,016
11. Phoebe Hao Yu 4,967
12. Matt Dolphin 4,936
13. Gillian McCreadie 4,554
14. Dean Lee 4,544
15. Joseph Owolabi 4,440


16. Kayode Yusuf 4,395
17. Daniel Chou 4,258
18. Emmanuel Kapizionis 4,113
19. Fergus Wong 4,085
20. Sallah-ud-din (den) Surfraz 4,058
21. Babajide Ibironke 3,601
22. Akin Akinbode 3,437
23. Fatima Haider 3,312
24. Jakub Klatt 3,042
25. Grzegorz Maczynski 2,886
26. Dev Ramnarine 2,693
27. Dato’ Seri Raymond Liew 2,557
28. Aamer Allauddin 2,372
29. Sahil Gupta 2,103
30. Sarmad Khan 1,927
31. Muhammad Junaid Younas Ghori 1,885
32. Maqbool Ahmad 1,789
33. Waseem Ahmad 1,702
34. Kamal Raj Sadien 1,435

The president therefore declared the following members elected or
re-elected to Council:

* Michelle Hourican
* Lorraine Holleway
* Carol-Ann Boothe
* Sharon Critchlow
* Mohd Nasir Ahmad
* John Cullen
* Natalie Chan
* Arthur Lee
* Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan
* Brigitte Nangoyi Muyenga
* Phoebe Hao Yu
* Matt Dolphin
* Gillian McCreadie
* Dean Lee
* Joseph Owolabi

Resolution 3

To re-appoint as auditor Grant Thornton UK LLP

The president reported that Council recommended that Grant Thornton UK LLP be re-appointed as ACCA’s auditor. He then invited questions on Resolution 3.

The president called for a poll and declared the resolution carried, the votes being cast as follows:

For 10,377  Against 1,052

The president also offered a vote of thanks to ACCA’s retired secretary Michael Sleigh and retired executive director of governance Peter Large for their services to ACCA.

The president thanked members for their attendance and their participation in the AGM and the voting
process.

The president declared the meeting closed at 2.40pm.