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Chartered Accountants Ulster Society is a district society of Chartered Accountants Ireland, Ireland’s oldest and largest professional body of accountants. Founded in 1906, the Ulster Society has over 4,000 members throughout Northern Ireland.

The committee of the Ulster Society provides professional, educational and social services and events for its members (in practice, in business, in the public sector and charity/voluntary sectors) and is a strong voice for Northern Ireland’s business sector. The society also actively fosters relationships with other accountancy, professional organisations and government bodies.

The Ulster Society publishes its Annual Report in advance of its Annual General Meeting in April each year.

Ulster Society Committee

Position Person
Chair Niall Harkin
Vice Chairman Richard Gillan
Honorary Secretary Emma Murray
Honorary Treasurer Maeve Hunt
Past Chair Pamela McCreedy
Committee member Michael Barnett
Brian Clerkin
Stephen Connolly
  Simon Johnston
Colette Kane
Mark Lawther
William McCulla
John Poole
Sarah Cull
  Gillian Sadlier
  Chris Fleming
  Paul Millar
 NI Tax Committee rep. Alan Gourley
Student representative Katrina Bingham

Sub-committees which report to the Ulster Society main committee include:

  • Chartered Accountants in Business sub-committee
  • Chartered Accountants Public Sector Group
  • Conference sub-committee
  • Members Services sub-committee 
  • Training, Education & Careers sub-committee
  • Young Professionals group
  • Communications sub-committee

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