Meet the team
Alison Richardson - Director
Alison has over 15 years of experience delivering expert accounting, audit and tax services to a range of commercial clients.
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 Financial Adviser.
Simon Husband - Director
After graduating in Computer Science from Clare College, Cambridge in 1980, Simon trained with one of Richardsons’ predecessors firms and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1983.
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 trained with Richardsons, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2004. Since qualifying, she has gained significant experience in a wide range of areas including accounting and tax.
Rachel Porter - Associate Director
Rachel joined Richardsons in 2007 already AAT qualified. She continued her ACA studies with Richardsons and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2011.
Ria Leadbetter - Associate Director
Ria joined Richardsons as a trainee and completed her studies with the company, qualifying in 2006.
Tom Vigg – Associate Director
Tom joined Richardsons in 2010 and trained at the firm to obtain his ACA qualification.
Steph Laferton - Client Manager
Steph joined Richardsons in 2012 following a career change
Jack Armstrong - Client Manager
Jack joined Richardsons in 2011 having graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Economics and a Masters in Finance.
Stephen Mackinnon - Client Manager
Stephen qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2001 whilst working in the audit department of a top-20 firm.
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 joined Richardsons as a trainee in 2013. She qualified and became a member of the AAT in 2015.
Matt Wingrove - Associate Client Manager
Matt joined Richardsons as a trainee in 2012.
Lauren Mayo - Associate Client Manager
Lauren joined Richardsons in 2015 after obtaining her AAT qualification with a small firm in Milton Keynes.
Wendy Elliott - Senior Manager
Wendy heads up our team of Payroll Administrators