Pakistan's Ayla Majid elected vice president of ACCA.

LAHORE -- Joseph Owolabi has been elected as ACCA president, first-ever from Africa to lead world's leading professional accountancy body, while Pakistan's Ayla Majid has also made history for being appointed vice president, first South Asian to hold this position in a 118-year history of ACCA. Joseph was confirmed in his new role at the annual council meeting after ACCA's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 10 November 2022. Ronnie Patton, formerly senior lecturer at Ulster University, Northern Ireland, was appointed deputy president and Ayla Majid from Pakistan, founder and CEO of Planetive - a clean energy and sustainability advisory practice - became vice president. Ayla joined ACCA in 2006 and has been serving on ACCA's global council since 2014. She is the first person from Pakistan and South Asia to be elected the global vice president in a 118-year history of ACCA. Ayla is an international speaker and is a strong advocate of sustainability and energy transition; takes part in contributing to important themes: digital transformation, climate finance, future of work, future of energy and sustainable infrastructure.

She sits on the boards of various public...

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