Meet the team
Alison Richardson - Director
Alison’s core expertise is in looking after entrepreneurial and innovative clients, enthusiastically supporting companies with the advice they need at start up and right through their various stages of growth.
Andrew King - Director
Andrew has been a director of Richardsons since it was established in Thame. He is a Chartered Accountant, having trained with EY in London.
Bernie Hawkes - Director
Bernie has been at Richardsons since 1988, and is a practicing Chartered Accountant as well as a qualified Chartered Financial Planner.
Simon Husband - Director
Simon is a key member of the team which built the current practice from scratch. A large part of Simon’s current client portfolio revolves around commercialisation of technology.
Jemima King - Associate Director
Jemima qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009 having spent three years training within an audit department, where she gained experience of a number of not-for-profit organisations including charities, housing associations, universities and pension schemes.
Leanne Hickman - Associate Director
Leanne provides taxation advice for private clients, including looking after a number of high net worth individuals.
Rachel Porter - Associate Director
Rachel specialises in providing accounting, audit and advisory services to owner managed businesses and subsidiaries of overseas entities.
Ria Leadbetter - Associate Director
Ria works predominantly with our large corporate clients and not-for-profit organisations including charities, housing associations, universities and pension schemes.
Tom Vigg – Associate Director
Tom works mainly on our corporate audit clients across a range of sectors, but with a focus on technology clients.
Wendy Elliott - Senior Manager
Wendy heads up our team of Payroll Administrators.
Jack Armstrong - Client Manager
Jack works with a variety of clients in numerous sectors including legal services, technology, construction, recruitment, motor racing and management consultancy.
Steph Laferton - Client Manager
Steph works with a wide variety of clients, specialising in owner-managed businesses, R&D companies and charities.
John Holland - Client Manager
John works mainly on R&D tax credits and advises on corporate tax matters.
Stephen Mackinnon - Client Manager
Stephen has over 15 years of experience in accounts, audit and tax and has worked in both public practice and SME businesses.
Zoe Lewis - Client Manager
Zoe trained with a specialised rural accountancy firm in Wiltshire and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2015.
Jamie Rose - Associate Client Manager
Jamie works with a wide variety of clients in numerous sectors including farming, consultancy, technology, and construction.
George Godfrey - Associate Client Manager
George works closely with our R&D, rural, and corporate audit clients and a variety of owner-managed businesses.
Lauren Mayo - Associate Client Manager
Lauren works with a variety of clients in a range of industries including technology, recruitment, farming and management consultancy.
Matt Wingrove - Associate Client Manager
Matt joined Richardsons as a trainee in 2012.