Deloitte has appointed Angela Mitchell as the new Senior Partner for Scotland – the first woman to hold this senior role in Scotland.
She has been a senior partner in Deloitte’s Glasgow office since 2020 and led the firm’s public sector practice in Scotland for 12 years.
Mitchell has over 25 years of experience providing services to central government, local government, health, education and police clients.
She first became a partner at Deloitte in 2010 and now succeeds Steve Williams, who had held the role since 2015.
Mitchell said, “To continue to expand our service offerings to support our local, national and global clients with their most complex challenges, today and in the future.
“One of the biggest challenges we face is climate change, and it’s vital that we all take action to tackle it – business has a key role to play, and one of my top priorities will be to expand our capabilities in this area to help organizations make the transition to a low-carbon economy.
“The talent we have here in Scotland is truly exceptional, and an important part of my role will be to ensure the continued development and wellbeing of our people.”
Dan Barlow, Managing Partner for Regions at Deloitte, said: “As our practice in Scotland continues to grow, Angela will bring fresh thinking on how to advance our priorities for the firm, including sustainability and inclusive growth.
“I would like to thank Steve Williams for his outstanding contribution to the growth of the practice over the past seven years – he oversaw the establishment and growth of our fintech, investment management and wealth management capabilities, while instrumental in establishing Deloitte Digital in Scotland.”
Williams will now focus on his role on the firm’s Audit Governance Board, which oversees Deloitte’s operational separation and the firm’s continued investment in audit quality, as well as his role as chair of UK Oversight. Board of Deloitte.
He will also continue to work with a number of Scotland’s largest financial services companies.
Mitchell is based in Deloitte’s Glasgow office and already sits on the firm’s regional executive. She is an associate consultant with a background in technology and is passionate about helping clients transform their organizations.
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