Charles Egan is the immediate past Country Senior Partner of Price water house Coopers (pwc), a position he held from May 2002 to 30 June 2009 when he officially retired from the firm.
From 1 July 2009 the firm requested him to stay on as an Advisory Director till 31 October 2010 when he finally left the firm. He is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants of England and Wales (FCCA), a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) with over 35 years experience in the profession.
He is also a member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA), and a member of The Chartered Institute of Taxation Ghana. Prior to his relocation to Ghana he worked with the firm in Zambia for 17 years, and with Arthur Young in UK for 3 years and has extensive experience of the audit, due diligences, governance practices and financial review of the financial statements of organisations in both the private and public sectors.
His speciality is in the financial services sector with extensive experience in provision of services to banks, insurance companies, non-banking financial institutions
Charles has directed several assignments both in the public and private sectors. The scope of these assignments are financial audits, internal audits, value-for-money review, assessment of internal controls, assessment of accounting and financial management systems, management assistance to projects, financial due diligence and tax advice.
Charles is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Tier 2 and Tier 3 Pension Funds of the staff of Ecobank Ghana Limited, a non-Executive Board member of Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, Metropolitan Life Ghana Limited and African University College of Communications. He is also the Chairman of the Board of South Atlantic Properties Limited, a real estate development Ghanaian company.
Charles is now the Managing Partner of CFY Partners, a chartered accountancy firm with 3 partners. One of the other two partners specialises in Financial, Strategic and Operational Consultancy; and the other one is a Tax expert. The firm has a number of Associate Accountants available to work on assignments as and when they fall due
Charles is also currently the Consultant Head Reviewer of the Audit Quality Monitoring Unit of The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana). His main responsibility is to set up the unit, train managers in audit quality monitoring and put in the regulatory mechanism for the accountancy practice in Ghana.