Shortlisted in Accountancy Age’s British Accountancy Awards 2012, Independent Firm Of The Year, Greater London, Carbon Accountancy offer a full accountancy service including book keeping, audits, company accounts and tax services, VAT advice and more. John qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989 and then spent 7 years with KPMG. He has considerable experience in all areas of the firm’s services and specialises in particular in business advice, tax planning and enquiries, corporate finance, due diligence and share option schemes. John acts as a part time finance director for a number of companies backed by venture capitalists and business angels. John has been involved in approximately 50 fund raisings, 35 acquisitions and 20 disposals of businesses.
Mark is CEO of The Gallery Partnership, a leading software and professional IT support supplier to charities and nonprofits in London. We have been working with both charities and businesses across the UK for over 15 years. With a foundation of clients in the voluntary sector, Gallery understands the needs for affordable solutions and is happy to tailor its services to the particular needs of your organisation. Charity clients include The Association of Charitable Foundations, Brighton and Hove Primary Care Trust, Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, Grantscape, Listening Books, Medical Emergency Relief International, National Council Voluntary Youth Services, The Social Enterprise Coalition, Landmark Trust, Prostate Cancer Trust and The Third Sector Charity Centre.
Adam has worked in the financial services profession since his graduation in 1997. He started with a 7 year introduction to business with the London arm of a FTSE100 investment provider/life assurer working with major employee benefit consultants and private wealth management firms. It soon became time for him to assume greater control and move away from the corporate environment as an opportunity presented itself to join a well-established Surrey financial planning practice in 2005 and later to set up his own business. Adam has a set of very strong client relationships and professional connections. These form the core of his financial planning and wealth management practice today.
Lucy is the Editor/Owner of The Kensington Magazine, a local and lifestyle publication specializing in promoting businesses to a Kensington audience. She helps businesses raise their profile and bring brand awareness to the community. She has a hands-on approach and genuinely cares for the success of her clients, many of whom have been clients for years. Lucy is also a photographer and runs Lucy Elliott Photography. Taking all the photographs for the Magazine she also undertakes private commissions varying from events, family, head and shoulders to floral and interiors. Through the magazine Lucy has had the honour of photographing many VIPs, celebrities and members of Royalty.
Christine is a principal consultant and trainer with System Concepts. Before moving to System Concepts, she was the health and safety controller with Freemans mail order for 15 years. For two years running, Christine won the British Institute of Facilities Management Award for Training Programme Presenter of the Year. In 2005 she won a Lifetime Achievement Award. Christine specialises in: public speaking on health, safety and ergonomics; customising and presenting in-house courses; conducting health and safety audits and risk assessments and providing health and safety support and guidance to clients. Christine’s particular strengths are in the development of practical solutions in the management of health and safety and the integration of safety management systems into business processes.