Meet the Team

Alison Richardson


Alison has over 20 years’ experience working with technology clients, specialising in R&D tax credits, and more generally supporting growing businesses with all aspects of their financial strategy.

Andrew King


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

Jemima King


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 Hickman


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

Rachel Porter


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

Ria Leadbetter


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

John Holland

Associate Director

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

Harry Munday

Senior Payroll Manager

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

Wendy Elliott

Senior Payroll Manager

Wendy administers a diverse selection of payrolls, from sole traders to established multi-national organisations.

Jack Armstrong

Associate Director

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

James Ellin

Senior Manager

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

Charlie Knight

Client Manager

Charlie works with a variety of clients in varying industries, completing accounts preparation, VAT returns and tax returns. 

Chloe Jackson

Client Manager

As well as preparing accounts and completing audits, Chloe also provides bookkeeping training on Sage and Xero.

James Chapman

Client Manager

James works closely with a number of audit clients, as well as assisting with the preparation of statutory accounts, tax compliance, and completing R&D tax credit claims.

Jamie Rose

Client Manager

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

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.

Laura Hankey

Client Manager

As well as preparing R&D tax credit claims and completing grant audits, Laura assists with audit, preparation of statutory accounts and tax compliance.

Harry Maxwell

Associate Client Manager

As well as preparing statutory accounts and tax returns, Harry assists with the audit of corporate and charity clients.

Eve Pilley

Associate Client Manager

Eve works with a wide range of clients specialising in the farming and charity sector, as well as a number of small owner-managed businesses.

Georgie Eldrett

Associate Client Manager

Georgie's role includes working closely with clients to produce monthly management accounts, statutory accounts and VAT returns, as well as completing annual audits for some of our larger clients.

Cay MacKinnon

Practice Manager

As Practice Manager, Cay manages the day to day running of the practice including the internal accounts, reports & HR amongst many other things.

Janet Rochford

Marketing Manager

In her role as marketing manager, Janet organises Richardsons events, manages website content, sponsorships and corporate social responsibility volunteering days for team members.

Bill Heritage

Client Support

Bill joined Richardsons in 2011 primarily in a payroll capacity having worked previously in this field.

Christian Griffiths

Accountant and Payroll Assistant

Christian works with a wide range of clients on the accountancy side as well as a few clients in payroll.

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