Our people

Board

SPA’s board is elected by the membership at the AGM to manage the SPA on behalf of the members. Board members are elected for renewable 2-year terms.

Howard Gross

Howard Gross

Chairman

Howard is chief executive of his practice, Gross Klein, and a longstanding member of ICAEW’s council.

He has chaired SPA since 2017 and looks after SPA”s strategy and operations.

D. Sandground

D. Sandground

Board Member

After many years in practice with firms of all sizes, David has been a sole practitioner since 2000.

He is a member of ICAEW’s practice committee and is vice chairman of the North London Society of Chartered Accountants. At SPA he has responsibility for consultations and liaising with HMRC.

Nigel Hughes

Nigel Hughes

Vice Chairman

Nigel is managing director of his training
and advisory consultancy Totteridge
Associates and a member of ICAEW’s
Council. 
He has been vice chair of SPA
since 2017 and has responsibility for SPA’s
regulatory advice.

Paul Weber

Paul Weber

Board Member

Paul is a licensed insolvency practitioner and director of his firm Leigh Adams. He is chairman of the North London Society of Chartered Accountants.

He has recently joined SPA’s board and is taking responsibility for our social media presence.

David Cleaver

David Cleaver

Treasurer

David successfully grew and sold one sole practice before starting another. He has served as chairman of ICAEW’s Practice Assurance Committee (PAC) and as a member of the Audit Registration committee. He now serves on PAC and Practice Committee. He has been SPA’s treasurer since 2017.