What is your role?
I am the practice Deputy Managing Director, the Director in charge at our Newark office and am assisting in the development of our Loughborough office. My client base is mainly family businesses operating in agriculture and a diverse range of general trades and as a general practitioner I am known for my proactive, practical commercial advice. I have wide ranging business expertise including dealing with matters affecting start up situations, advising on more established operations and supporting those looking to exit their business.
I am Chairman of the committee responsible for the firm’s computer strategy and regularly advise clients on computer issues.
What else are you involved with?
I am a Director of the firm’s sister company Datcom and am also a Director and Company Secretary of Beaumond House (the Newark Hospice) and a keen member of Newark 41 Club.
What interests do you have outside of work?
I live close to Newark and my hobbies include football, classic cars and music.
What is your most memorable experience?
Taking my late father on a train trip on the Settle-Carlisle line pulled by the Flying Scotsman.
What is your favourite...
Book? Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
Album? So by Peter Gabriel
Holiday destination? Cala D'Or, Majorca and Aruba
Sports team? Grantham Town FC & Leicester City FC
Board game? Trivial Pursuits
Gadget? The App on my phone to track my car