Meet the Team

Alison Richardson

Alison Richardson

Partner

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

Andrew King

Partner

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

Bernie Hawkes

Partner

Bernie has been at Richardsons since 1988, and is a practicing Chartered Accountant as well as a qualified Chartered Financial Planner.

Simon Husband

Simon Husband

Partner

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

Jemima King

Partner

Jemima plays a key role in advising on a broad range of issues, such as obtaining R&D tax credits and the completion of grant audits.

Leanne Hckman

Leanne Hickman

Director

Leanne provides taxation advice for private clients, including looking after a number of high net worth individuals.

Rachel Porter

Rachel Porter

Director

Rachel specialises in providing accounting, audit and advisory services to owner managed businesses and subsidiaries of overseas entities.

Ria Leadbetter

Ria Leadbetter

Director

Ria works predominantly with our large corporate clients and not-for-profit organisations including charities, housing associations, universities and pension schemes.

Cay MacKinnon

Practice Manager

Cay joined Richardsons in 2019 as Practice Manager. She manages the day to day running of the practice including the internal accounts, reports & HR amongst many other things. She is currently studying for her level 5 diploma in HR and is looking forward to becoming a qualified accountant after that.

Harry Munday

Harry Munday

Senior Payroll Manager

Harry manages a variety of payrolls ranging from sole traders to companies with over 340 employees.

Jack Armstrong

Jack Armstrong

Senior Manager

Jack works with a variety of clients in numerous sectors including legal services, technology, construction, recruitment, motor racing and management consultancy.

John Holland

John Holland

Senior Manager

John works with a wide variety of clients, working mainly on R&D tax credits and advising on corporate tax matters.

Stephen Mackinnon

Stephen Mackinnon

Senior 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

Zoe Lewis

Senior Manager

Zoe trained with a specialised rural accountancy firm in Wiltshire and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2015.

Amy McCourt

Client Manager

Amy obtained her ACA qualification at a Top 25 accountancy firm in the City of London, specialising in charities and not-for-profit organisations before working in industry for several years as a financial and management accountant.

Amy has an ongoing interest in scientific research and innovation having read Biology at the University of Oxford. Since joining Richardsons, Amy provides accounting, audit and advisory services to clients across a range of sectors and has a client base in research and development, personal tax and owner managed businesses.

George Godfrey

George Godfrey

Client Manager

George works closely with our R&D, rural, and corporate audit clients and a variety of owner-managed businesses.

Jamie Rose

Jamie Rose

Client Manager

Jamie works with a wide variety of clients in numerous sectors including farming, consultancy, technology, and construction.

Kate Richardsons

Kate Wallond

Client Manager

Kate works with a variety of clients, including sole traders and small limited companies, completing accounts and tax return preparation as well as audits.

Matt Wingrove

Matt Wingrove

Client Manager

Matt works across a range of sectors, including IT and events management, as well as with our corporate audit clients.

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Chloe Jackson

Associate Client Manager

Chloe joined Richardsons as a trainee in July 2014. She qualified and became a member of the AAT in March 2016.

Chloe has a particular interest in the farming sector. However, she also works with a variety of clients in numerous other sectors, including charities, technology, and consultancy. As well as preparing accounts and completing audits, Chloe also provides bookkeeping training on Sage and Xero.

James Ellin

James Ellin

Associate Client Manager

James manages a portfolio of clients primarily in the technology sector, as well as providing tax advice for private clients.

Laura Hankey

Associate Client Manager

Laura joined Richardsons in 2017 having completed a degree in chemistry and is currently part qualified for her ACA qualification. Laura works with a variety of clients in different sectors assisting with audit, preparation of statutory accounts and tax compliance. However, given her knowledge and past experience as a chemist, Laura is involved in providing accounting, audit and tax services to many of our clients from within the Science and Technology Sector. She also has an interest in trusts supporting a number of our trust clients.

Zac Richardsons

Zac Coleman

Associate Client Manager

Zac specialises in providing management accounts, software training and audits for solicitors and estate agents.

Janet Rochford

Janet Rochford

Marketing Manager

After many years managing corporate travel agencies both in the UK and abroad, Janet decided on a change of career and joined Richardsons in 2004. In her role as marketing manager, Janet organises Richardsons events, manages website content, sponsorship’s and corporate social responsibility volunteering days for team members.

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