The Global Chairman of ICMA, Professor Michael Tse, attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 at London from 16/4 to 20/4. Before the official opening of the meeting, he participated in the Commonwealth Business Forum and the Commonwealth People’s Forum. Keynote speakers of the forums include Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May and founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates. In addition, he attended the Pre-CHOGM Foreign Ministers Meeting as an observer.
As the delegate of ICMA, Michael joined the 47 Commonwealth heads of government at the official opening of CHOGM at the Ballroom of Buckingham Palace and the official reception hosted by Commonwealth Secretary General at St James’s Palace. At the last day of the meeting, he represented ICMA at the Foreign Ministers Roundtable at Lancaster House.
Besides participating in CHOGM, Michael also had a meeting with the Chief Executive Officer of Association of International Accountants, Philip Turnbull, to discuss the development of accounting profession in the Commonwealth.