Rob Whiteman CPFA

Chief Executive, CIPFA

Rob Whiteman is the Chief Executive of CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy. CIPFA is the only professional accountancy body in the world exclusively dedicated to public finance, working with donors, partner governments, accountancy bodies and the public sector to advance public finance and support better public services. Rob was previously a senior civil servant in the Home Office as the Chief Executive of the UK Border Agency responsible for border security and immigration. Previously he worked as the Managing Director of the Improvement & Development Agency (IDeA), Chief Executive of the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham and Director of Resources at the London Borough of Lewisham. Mr Whiteman is Technical Adviser to the Board of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and is a well-known international speaker and commentator on public financial management and good governance.