This is the Chartered Accountants Network USA landing page for ICAEW members. Its purpose is to highlight ICAEW related activity, connect you to our ICAEW representatives, Mark Coles and Philip Varley and also to the ICAEW itself.
About CAW Network USA
What is Chartered Accountants Worldwide Network USA?
Chartered Accountants Worldwide Network USA (CAW Network USA) is an organization dedicated to helping Chartered Accountants succeed in North America. CAW Network USA is run by a team of US based volunteers with a full time Chief Executive.
CAW Network USA is the first local network of Chartered Accountants Worldwide, an organization that represents 1.8 million Chartered Accountants and students worldwide and is dedicated to global promotion of the Chartered Accountancy profession.
Benefits for ICAEW members
Benefits for ICAEW members
Membership fees are automatically covered by ICAEW for all ICAEW members in good standing living / working in the United States. From March 2023 members living / working in Canada and the Caribbean are eligible to join. We have added a few chapters in Canada in 2023 and plan to add others based on demand in 2024.
What are the benefits of registering with CAW Network USA for ICAEW members?
Opportunities to network with fellow Chartered Accountants and Chartered Professional Accountants in our national network of local Chapters and our online peer to peer network (coming very soon).
Network in both social and professional settings with individuals who like you are transplants to the United States and share common interests and experiences along with similar challenges of living and working in the United States.
Access to a wide spectrum of educational conferences, webinars and events including ones that help fulfill your Continuing Professional Development or Continuing Professional Education Requirements.
As a NASBA accredited educational provider, CAW Network USA issues US CPE credits for CPE accredited events.
Discounted access to CAW Network USA’s proprietary online IQEX exam training course for Chartered Accountants and Chartered Professional Accountants who are eligible to take advantage of Mutual Recognition Agreements to become US CPAs.
Connect to ICAEW
Whether you are thinking about a move, or are already in the United States, ICAEW can provide resources and networking opportunities. ICAEW has two dedicated council members and knowledgeable contact members in the United States. From local events to online resources and e-learning opportunities, we are here to support you.
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ICAEW Board, Council and Home Institute Representatives
Mark R Coles, FCA
ICAEW Home Institute Representative
As an ICAEW member resident in the United States, you are automatically a member of CAW Network USA. If you also register with us, you will have access to our fellow institutes’ knowledge base, local events and networking with fellow CAs from around the world based here. There is also an opportunity to get involved with the Board, Chapters and individual events. Newly arrived CAs should make CAW Network USA a first stop as they get used to their new country.
Mark Coles: CAW Network USA’s representative working with ICAEW; ICAEW Council member USA (East Coast) and the Caribbean; ICAEW Board member representing ICAEW Council.
About Mark Coles
Based in the USA since 1997, Mark has been involved with CAW Network USA and its predecessor, ACAUS, for nearly 20 years, three of which he served as President. He is also a member of both Council and the Board of the ICAEW in London. He is a private equity investor and has found CAW Network USA to be an excellent source of networking and educational opportunities.
Philip G Varley, FCA
ICAEW Council Representative
Our in-person meetings enable us to maintain a link to our home institute, as well as discuss matters of importance to the profession in an international context.
Philip Varley: ICAEW Council member USA (Central, South and West Coast) and Central and South America.
About Philip Varley
Based in the USA since 1985, Philip has been involved with CAW Network USA and its predecessor, ACAUS, for nearly 10 years, as the Denver Chapter Head. He is also a member of the Council of the ICAEW in London. He is a turn-around specialist and has authored a book and written a number of articles and presented courses for both ICAEW and CAW Network USA. His participation in CAW Network USA led to his interest in running for Council, and now, almost 40 years after qualifying as an ACA, finds it rewarding on Council to be able to maintain the quality and reputation of the qualification, and mentor some of the younger members.
Registration for ICAEW members for CAW Network USA
In order to be added to our membership database and to gain access to member only events and resources, please fill out the request form below.
CAW Network USA Events
Stay connected with CAW Network USA Events
Following the successful launch event of our Toronto chapter in October 2023, we are now planning a happy hour for members in the GTA.
With several local members expressing interest in assisting with the development of the Toronto chapter, you can take this opportunity to meet other local CAs and express any ideas for what you’d like to see from the chapter in future months. 6th March 2024 at Craft Beer Market from 6pm.
In support of International Women’s Day 2024: “Leading from the front means leading through your actions, leading with integrity, accountability, innovation, and being true to yourself. It’s also about understanding your area and knowing how to support members when they need it most while encouraging them to take risks and grow as professionals” – India Times (2023)
We will take some audience Q&A at the end of the presentation.
CAW Network USA is pleased to share an event hosted by Chartered Accountants Ireland. This is on Monday 11th March at the Consulate General of Ireland, 345 Park Avenue, New York. This event welcomes members of CAW Network USA, colleagues and business professionals across the wider NYC business community.