CIOT’s new team of officers

CIOT Officers: CIOT’s new team
26 April 2024

CIOT has announced its new team of Officers for 2024-25. Current Deputy President Charlotte Barbour will become the President, with Nichola Ross Martin as Deputy President and Paul Aplin as Vice-President. The appointments were approved by CIOT’s Council earlier this year and the Officers will take up their new roles on 30 May at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting.

Charlotte Barbour was Director of Regulatory Authorisations at ICAS until her retirement in March, and is a former ICAS Director of Taxation. She sits on the Scottish government’s Tax Advisory Group and has served as Secretary to the Joint Professional Bodies PCRT (Professional Conduct in Relation to Taxation) Group.

Nichola Ross Martin is Managing Director of Tiger Dog Media & Publishing Ltd and Ross Martin Tax Consultancy Limited. Her firms offer online tax resources and virtual support services to small and medium-sized companies of accountants and tax advisers. She has been a CIOT Council member since 2017.

Paul Aplin is a well-known tax writer and speaker, particularly on issues around tax administration and technology. He was a partner with West Country firm A.C. Mole & Sons for many years, retiring from that role in 2020. He is a former President of ICAEW and board member of the Office of Tax Simplification. In 2009, he was awarded an OBE for services to the accounting profession.