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David Sproul

Deloitte

London, UK

Senior Partner & CEO

Deloitte

David Sproul

Biography

David Sproul was elected as Senior Partner & Chief Executive of Deloitte in the UK from 2011, and was re-elected from 2015. He is also a member of the Deloitte Global Executive. His previous roles include being the MD for Tax in the UK and EMEA and the Managing Partner for Talent in the UK. He was COO of Andersen until 2002. David has significant experience of working with clients on strategic, transaction and tax-related questions, across many geographies and varied sectors.

David Sproul’s Newsfeed

14 Feb 2019
Accountancy Age
Financial Power List 2019: 6-10 revealed

When David Sproul steps down from his position in May this year, he will have a legacy to look back on with pride. Sproul led the way for the industry on harassment when he revealed last year that Deloitte had fired 20 people in the past four years for inappropriate behaviour, which included bullying and harassment. The rest of the Big Four then followed suit in announcing their own figures.

06 Feb 2019
CFOs look to batten down hatches on Brexit fears

Finance chiefs are increasingly worried about the impact of Brexit and are now more focused on cutting costs than at any time in the last nine years, a Deloitte survey finds...David Sproul, Senior Partner and Chief Executive of Deloitte North West Europe, adds: “This survey shows a definite ‘hunkering down’ mentality across...

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David Sproul’s Background

Senior Partner & CEO
Jun 2011 - Present
London, UK
Full executive authority for the management of Deloitte in the UK. Leading some of Deloitte's most important client relationships and actively engaging with a broad cross-section of clients. A member of the Deloitte Global Executive.
One Deloitte Leader
Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
London, UK
Shaped Deloitte’s UK growth strategy, finding opportunities to grow alongside industry dimensions. Extended Deloitte’s real estate services through the merger with Drivers Jonas.
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Other Business Interests

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Leadership Council
Jul 2015 - Present
London, UK
Member
Advisory Council Member
Jan 2010 - Present
London, UK
Created in 2010 to promote UK financial services in the UK and internationally.
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David Sproul’s Education

Accountancy Foundation, Accounting
1980 - 1981