As head of tax, every day is different and I thoroughly enjoy it. I work with dynamic organisations and people on a daily basis, whether entrepreneurial businesses, high net worth individuals or corporates, or with colleagues across the UK and the globe.

Building on my early years as inspector of taxes and as a senior policy adviser to the president of the board of trade, and then working in various parts of the country, I have more than 30 years' experience advising on a range of tax issues relating to disposals, acquisitions, AIM, anti-avoidance, capital allowances, capital gains tax, and property tax.  

One of my areas of focus I am passionate about is working with government ministers, opposition parties and within Whitehall to ensure that the voice of our clients is heard, with particular regard to their potential to grow.

When I’m not working, I can be found spending time with my wife and children in Yorkshire where I enjoy cycling, walking, cooking and the arts.

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