The Appointments Board is completely made up of lay members (including the Chair).

The Chair is appointed by the Regulatory Board and is drawn from its membership. The other members of the Appointments Board are independent to both ACCA and the Regulatory Board which helps enable it to take an arms length and unbiased approach to the work of the Appointments Board. 

The Appointments Board is responsible for:

  • the appointment, assessment and removal of panel members (including chairs), disciplinary assessors, regulatory assessors and legal advisers;
  • safeguarding the integrity of ACCA’s disciplinary and regulatory process by ensuring there is an appropriate number of experienced panel members (including chairs). disciplinary assessors, regulatory assessors and legal advisers available at all times.
  • Terms of Reference
    1. To appoint and remove panel members (including chairs), disciplinary assessors, regulatory assessors and legal advisers.
    2. To assess the performance of panel members (including chairs), disciplinary assessors, regulatory assessors and legal advisers, including review of reasons for decisions.
    3. To deal with referrals concerning alleged breaches of code of conduct for panel members (including chairs), disciplinary assessors, regulatory assessors and legal advisers and to make appropriate decisions.
    4. To review and make recommendations in relation to policies relating to panel members assessment and recruitment. 
    5. To report back to the Board on matters which the Board has considered. 
  • Dates of Meetings

    27 January 2022

    7 April 2022 

    21 July 2022 

    3 November 2022