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Chartered Institute of Taxation names Helen Whiteman CEO

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has announced the appointment of Helen Whiteman as the Institute’s new Chief Executive. She joins the CIOT from CILEx Regulation Limited where she is currently Chief Executive, having previously been Chief Operating Officer at the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. She takes up her new role at CIOT on 2 September 2019, replacing Peter Fanning, who is retiring.

CIOT President Glyn Fullelove said: “On behalf of CIOT Council I am delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Whiteman as the Institute’s new Chief Executive. She came through a very competitive selection process, and the panel was impressed by her ability to understand and implement the goals of an organisation such as the CIOT.”

Helen Whiteman added: “Key objectives for CIOT over the years ahead include further increasing the Institute’s international profile and dealing with challenges facing tax professionals such as greater automation and the spread of artificial intelligence.”

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