CIPFA's presence in Scotland includes a dedicated office and a regional branch. They provide: events, awards, training, qualifications, an annual conference and more.

Designing Scotland's future: new thinking, new powers, new people

The CIPFA Scotland Public Finance Conference took place on 26 & 27 March 2015 in Clydebank. From satellites in space to an inspiring story about manufacturing jam, the diversity and energy associated with the conference was in evidence again this year.

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CIPFA Student Conference: The New Leadership Paradigm – Free for student members

Attend your free annual conference at the Novotel West London on 8 July and access the latest industry insight, as well as real development and tips on the skills needed for the finance professionals of tomorrow. View programme and book

You can also book your place for the main CIPFA Conference and Exhibition at a discounted rate of £85 +VAT. View programme and book

Study AAT accounting with CIPFA

Take the next step on your career ladder by enrolling on the AAT Accounting Qualification with CIPFA Scotland. Read more and register your interest.

Download the 2015 Scottish branch AGM papers and the 2014/15 annual report.

Download presentation slides from The new governance framework: Scotland's public sector challenge seminar on 11 December (PDF, 2.4MB).

Awards and announcements

Winners of the CIPFA Scotland Public Finance Awards 2015 announced
View the 2015 winners

Deputy First Minister John Swinney MSP awarded honorary CIPFA membership
CIPFA has granted John Swinney honorary membership in recognition of his significant contribution to improving public financial management in Scotland. Read the press release.


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Who's in your region

Scottish Office

Don Peebles

Don Peebles is the Head of CIPFA Scotland
t: 0131 550 7543

James Duncan is the Business Support Manager
t: 0131 550 7532

Graham Divers is the Head of CIPFA Business Scotland
t: 0131 550 7536


CIPFA Scotland has extensive experience of designing bespoke training courses for Public Sector finance, non-finance, project and people management topics. Our training courses are accessible, relevant and deliver high quality value for money.


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