Because we pride ourselves as much on our personal approach as on our wide range of services, we have this page to help you put some faces to names.
We realise that this carries with it some intrinsic risks, but on balance we feel sure that once you get to know us you will agree that, although we pose no visible threat to the Hollywood Greats, we are second to none in the way that we look after our clients and their interests.
John joined the firm in 1980 after training in the City and became a partner in 1986. Although a member of the Institute’s Audit and Information Technology faculties he uses his experience and knowledge across all areas of general practice to provide a wide spectrum of business advice to a diverse range of clients. He is also a member of The Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants.
John is married with lots of children and an ever increasing number of grandchildren. He is a keen follower of rugby and likes to appear on stage (in an amateur capacity) and occasionally on the golf course (if no-one else objects!).
Yvonne joined the firm in 1980 after working for Lloyds Bank plc in their Trust and Investment Management Department. Yvonne has been significant in the development of our taxation services. She now heads a first class department which is constantly expanding.
Yvonne is married with two children. When she has a moment to spare, she disappears into her garden…
Paul joined the firm in 2002 after qualifying at a firm in Canterbury. He became a partner in 2005.
His particular areas of specialism within the firm are business consultancy and planning, accounting and auditing. He is a member of the Institute’s Audit & Assurance and Tax faculties.
Paul is married with three children and outside of work tries to play golf, run marathons and manage his son’s football team.
Neil joined the firm in 2001 and qualified in 2005. He became audit manager in 2007, before progressing to associate status in 2013 and then to partner in 2014. His career has been based in practice and he is now responsible for a wide-ranging client base. His main activity within the firm is auditing and accountancy and related matters. Neil is also a trusted and respected business adviser to owner – managed clients. Neil is a firm believer that regular contact and liaison is the key to delivering excellent services.
Married with two children, he plays golf and cricket and also attends football matches on a regular basis.
Ricky joined the firm in 2004 and qualified in 2008. He has been managing the Audit Department since 2012, and in 2017 became a Partner in the firm.
His main activity within the firm is auditing and accountancy, specialising in reporting for medium and large entities and groups. He also works with charities, small companies and partnerships. In addition to statutory reporting and auditing Ricky has a particular interest, and experience, in implementing and reviewing systems and providing information for management purposes. Ricky is also involved with recruiting and training new staff members.
Ricky is married and enjoys spending time with his family, travelling and the occasional box set on Netflix when the baby is asleep!