Deloitte Private

Our approach to the market

Deloitte Private brings the breadth of the firm’s services to entrepreneurs, families, businesses and their private shareholders. Within Deloitte Private we recognise, and specialise, in five distinct market segments. This enables us to focus our services, communications and programmes across a market that is both large and varied.

Matt Henderson

Managing Partner, Deloitte Private

Matt is Managing Partner for Deloitte Private in the UK. The Deloitte Private business is a key part of Deloitte, serving clients across 5 Private segments: Private Equity, Family Enterprise & Privately Owned, Family Office & HNWI, Partners and Emerging Growth.

Read more

Family Enterprise & Privately Owned

We advise ambitious family and privately owned businesses, working with early-stage entrepreneurs through to long-established, multi-generational family companies.

Darren Boocock
Lead partner, Family Enterprise & Privately Owned, Deloitte Private

Darren leads the Family Enterprise & Privately Owned segment within Deloitte Private, as well as our Corporate Finance Advisory business in the Midlands. Prior to this he has established and led teams in the South East and Yorkshire.

Read more

Family office and HNWI

We help high-net worth individuals (HNWI) and family offices manage their investments and regulatory and compliance affairs.

Mark Stokes
Lead partner, Family Office and HNWI, Deloitte Private

Mark is a Partner in Deloitte’s Private Client Services team and leads our Family Office Services group, having specialised in advising families and their Family Offices throughout his career.

Read more

Emerging growth

These are the fastest growing, innovative private businesses in the UK, established to address disruption within their sector, and destined for the FTSE 100 of tomorrow.

Duncan Down
Lead partner, Emerging Growth, Deloitte Private

Duncan Down is a Transaction Services Partner. He works across a range of sectors, but primarily focuses on TMT and Business Services with specific responsibility for Deloitte’s involvement with emerging growth companies and is the lead partner for our Technology Fast 50 awards. 

Read more

Private equity

Through wide-ranging, integrated propositions, we support PE houses and their portfolio companies throughout the transaction lifecycle.

James Clare
Lead partner, Private Equity, Deloitte Private

James leads the Private Equity and Financial Investors business at Deloitte UK, being our multi-disciplinary cross-service line business that supports our clients in private equity, infrastructure, real estate and credit & special sits.

Read more


We work with the partners and management teams of the UK's largest professional practices and other partnerships.

Karen McNicholls
Lead partner, Partnerships, Deloitte Private

Karen leads Deloitte’s Professional Practices Group, acting as audit and advisory partner for several of the UK’s top 20 law firms as well as other people-based businesses.

Read more

Deloitte Private also has specialists in the following business areas:

Audit & Assurance

Audit is about much more than just the numbers. It’s about attesting to accomplishments and challenges, and helping to assure strong foundations for future aspirations. Deloitte illuminates the what, how, and why of change so you’re always ready to act ahead.

Simon Stephens
Lead partner, Audit & Assurance, Deloitte Private

Simon is a partner in the Financial Services practice at Deloitte. He has over 18 years of experience in providing audit and advisory services.

Read more

Tax & Legal

We offer clients a broad range of fully integrated tax services. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with business and industry knowledge to help your company excel globally.

Michael Hooke
Lead partner, Tax & Legal, Deloitte Private

Michael leads the Private Client Services practice across the UK and has more than 20 years’ experience of advising ultra-high net worth individual and family office clients on complex personal tax matters. He also leads the Deloitte Private Tax team.

Read more

Financial Advisory

Part of Deloitte’s global Financial Advisory business, we are a UK team of over 1,500 specialists advising on protecting, enhancing and realising value in companies, organisations and specialist assets.

James Blastland
Lead partner, Financial Advisory, Deloitte Private

James is a Partner within the Deloitte Debt & Capital Advisory business in the UK and leads Financial Advisory for Deloitte Private.

Read more


Innovation, transformation and leadership occur in many ways. Our ability to help solve clients’ most complex issues is distinct. We deliver strategy and implementation, from a business and technology view, to help you lead in the markets where you compete.

Andrew Miller
Lead partner, Consulting, Deloitte Private

Andrew Miller is a partner within Consulting, Enterprise Technology and Performance as part of the SAP+ offering and joined through the acquisition of Keytree, where he was the Commercial Director for the business. He represents Consulting on the Deloitte Private executive team and focuses on bringing the multi-disciplinary model to life for our privately-owned clients.

Risk Advisory

Leading organisations understand that risk is a source of competitive advantage. By managing risk more effectively these organisations unleash their full potential, creating and protecting value for all of their stakeholders.

Simon Martin
Lead partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte Private

Simon is a Partner within the Finance, Operations and Support group that sits within Risk Advisory at Deloitte. His main area of focus is Finance Improvement projects in the Corporate sector, specifically within the TMT and E&R sectors.

Read more