Mike Ashley

Mike Ashley


Appointed: 18 September 2013

Relevant skills and experience

Mike has deep knowledge of accounting, auditing and associated regulatory issues, having previously worked at KPMG for over 20 years. Mike’s former roles include acting as the lead engagement partner on the audits of large financial services groups including HSBC, Standard Chartered and the Bank of England, as Head of Quality and Risk Management for KPMG Europe LLP and as KPMG UK’s Ethics Partner. The Board benefits from his extensive experience in accounting, auditing and financial reporting and therefore Mike continues to contribute to the long-term sustainable success of the business.

Key current appointments

  • Member, Cabinet Office Board
  • Member, UK Endorsement Board
  • Member, International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants Member, ICAEW Ethics Standards Committee
  • Treasurer, The Scout Association

Committee membership