David Duvall | FCA, chartered accountant and author

David Duvall FCA is a chartered accountant and training specialist, and a regular contributor to Croner-i Tax and Accounting

He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1973 with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (now KPMG) and then worked as a tutor for Financial Training in London and subsequently for ATC Thames Valley, where he was client liaison director. He was training manager at Chantrey Vellacott DFK from 2002 to 2014, where he was responsible for graduate recruitment and co-ordinating student training as well as external and internal lecturing.

He has now retired from full-time work, but is still writing and editing for leading accountancy publishers, and lectures occasionally on company law, money laundering and finance for managers.

He was president of the Thames Valley Society of Chartered Accountants in 1998–99 and again in 2008–09.