David Cruickshank has been Chairman of Deloitte’s global organization, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL), since June 2015. In 2007-2015, he served as both Chairman of Deloitte UK and as a member of the network’s Global Board. A partner in Deloitte UK since 1988, David has advised numerous international clients, including FTSE 100 companies, in diverse sectors.
Prior to 2007, David led Deloitte UK’s Tax practice for eight years. He was also a member of the UK firm’s Executive Group and the global network’s Tax Management Group. Since qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with the firm in 1982, he has specialized in international taxation. He holds a Business and Economics degree from the University of Edinburgh.
David is a co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative and a board member of the Social Progress Imperative. In the UK, he chairs the Board of Trustees of the Education and Employers Taskforce.