CIPFA congratulates Bill Butler CPFA as new PSAA Chair


CIPFA welcomes the appointment of Bill Butler, CPFA, CSyP as the Chair of Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited (PSAA), replacing Steve Freer from 1 April 2024.

Rob Whiteman, CIPFA CEO, said:

“Many congratulations to Bill on his new appointment as the Chair of PSAA. He is joining us at a crucial time when local councils are reeling under extreme cost pressures. Following Steve’s dedicated input as the founding Chair over the past nine years, I look forward to working with Bill as he brings a wealth of experience in good governance, management and audit. We here at CIPFA, look forward to working with PSAA under Bill’s leadership to drive much needed sustainable improvements in the long-term in local government audit."

Notes to editor

Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited (PSAA) was incorporated by the Local Government Association (LGA) in August 2014. PSAA is a company limited by guarantee without share capital and is a subsidiary of the Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) which is wholly owned by the LGA.

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