PwC has announced the appointment of Armoghan Mohammed as its new Regional Chair for the North.

Mr Mohammed has been with the firm for 18 years and prior to taking up his new role was head of actuarial, banking and intelligent analytics.

With over 30 years’ experience Mr Mohammed has worked across industry and the public sector, with has a wealth of experience in designing and implementing solutions for PwC clients.

His areas of expertise include financial services, energy and government and health industries.

Prior to joining PwC, Mr Mohammed worked for Babcock Power, Lloyds Bank, Lloyds of London and CNA Financial (Chicago).

Mr Mohammed , who originates from Huddersfield, is passionate about delivering value for clients and will be active in the market and the region helping to support clients with their post-Covid recovery plans.

Another passion is people and improving social mobility where he is keen to ensure that the focus is maintained on key projects for the firm in the region such as investment in the company’s Bradford office.

Mr Mohammed, PwC regional chair for the North said: “I’m really excited to have the opportunity to lead our Northern business.

“My focus will be on continuing to build on the great work that has been delivered over the last few years and to help the businesses in the region grow using the strength and depth of talent we have across the North.

“The region is in a strong position and I look forward to helping shape our post-Covid plans and help navigate our clients through this challenging time.

On a personal level I’m really looking forward to moving back to the North. I’m originally from Huddersfield and have strong ties to the region.”

Carl Sizer, PwC’s Head of Regions said“I am delighted that Armoghan has been appointed to the role of Regional Chair for the North. Armoghan, who is a Risk Assurance partner, brings a huge level of experience and broad connections to the role.

The North Region has played an important role in further building our regional presence and offers huge potential for Armoghan to take this momentum forward. I’m really proud of how our regions are responding to the landscape we find ourselves in and how our people have pulled together to support each other and our clients.”