Meet the team.

Our talented team of tax professionals and accountants.

By holding the highest accounting qualifications from the most prestigious associations, we ensure that our advice is always up-to-date and of the highest quality. Our team will always take the time needed to support you in your business.

In addition to responding to your requirements, our team will go above and beyond wherever they can. Our proactive approach will help you succeed.

Senior management team 

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Andrew Mate FCA

Andy qualified as a Chartered Accountant back in 1985 and went on to become one of the founding partners of Platt Rushton.

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Duncan Sheekey FCA

Duncan is a founding partner of Platt Rushton, specialises in advising enterprises on accounting, payroll and tax compliance matters.

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Graham Powling FCA

Graham joined Platt Rushton in 1995 and, after having trained with the firm, qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

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Lisa Surridge FCA

Lisa's assists with corporate clients with their accountancy and tax matters and handling service charge accounting needs.

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James Clare ACA

James joined Platt Rushton in 2012 and after successfully completing his training with the firm, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2017.

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Matthew Beard

Matthew joined Platt Rushton in 1995 and has built up many years of experience in all aspects of financial accounting and taxation.

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Anna Phillips

Anna is a long-standing member of our team, who after a number of years in general accounting and tax work moved over to become our Practice Manager.

Client and relationship managers

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Helen Bulloch ACA

Helen specialises in the delivery of our trust and estate services to local firms of solicitors and is building up her own portfolio.

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Harry Hughes ACA

Harry is newly ACA qualified and focus on corporate accounts, audit and tax work as well as management accounting, budgeting and forecasting.

Kate Wiczkowska Staff profile picture

Kate Wiczkowska ACCA

Kate is experienced in corporate accounts preparation, audit work and in personal and corporate tax compliance

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Anthony Richardson

Anthony is well versed in general accounting and taxation, but also plays a pivotal role in delivering business support services to clients.

Ross Beasley

Ross Beasley

Ross has years of experience in the delivery of Platt Rushton's bookkeeping, VAT compliance and payroll services.

Lakshmi Musiyiwa Staff profile picture

Lakshmi Musiyiwa MAAT ACCA

Latch deals with general accounting, corporate and personal tax compliance. She also has experience in management accounting and forecasting.

Service specialists

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Hanna Lindsey MAAT

Hanna has been with us since 2007 and through applying her AAT qualification has become a specialist in service charge accounting and taxation

Accounts and support team

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Sam Stone AAT

Sam recently successfully completed his AAT qualification. He undertakes general accounts preparation work, bookkeeping and VAT compliance.

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Fraser Martin

Fraser joined Platt Rushton from university in 2021 and is currently working towards his AAT qualification.

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Alex Edge

Alex is a key member of our support services teams, carrying out a range of bookkeeping, VAT and payroll work.

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Joanna Galarowicz

Joanna assists with our payroll and bookkeeping services and general accounts preparation including service charge accounting.

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Kinga Parys


Kinga joined the firm in November 2023, and as well as preparing accounts for sole traders and Limited companies she also assists with bookkeeping and preparing VAT Returns.

In her spare time Kinga is a dancer, and also enjoys singing (although she is better at the dancing!) Kinga is very crafty and loves drawing and painting, as well as spending time with her family and playing with their animals.

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Lucy Crighton

Lucy provides administrative support, and assists with the provision of our payroll and company secretarial services.

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Holly Anderson

Sales Ledger Administrator

Holly is our Sales Ledger Administrator, dealing with invoicing and credit control.

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Charlotte Symons

Charlotte is Platt Rushton's lead receptionist, providing a friendly face and warm welcome to all our visitors.

Kerry Outten-Thompson Staff profile picture

Kerry Outten-Thompson

Kerry is one of our friendly receptionists and administrative assistants, primarily responsible for the firm's typing and posting.

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Karen Griggs

Karen is part of our administrative support team. She deals with the maintenance of our filing systems and is also part of the reception team.

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Caroline Howe

Caroline plays a key part in monitoring and reporting on the firm's workflow, and also assists in firm compliance matters.

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Faye Edwards

Faye provides administrative support to the rest of the team, particularly focusing on engagement and due diligence procedures.

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Caroline Beard

Caroline is Platt Rushton's data handling expert, playing a key role in our information and reporting systems.

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Patsy Mate

Patsy provides administrative support to the rest of the team, particularly focusing on engagement and due diligence procedures.

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