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Cambridge & St Albans Senior Leadership

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Paul Schofield, Lead Partner - Cambridge St Albans & Milton Keynes

Paul is Partner in charge of our Cambridge office. He has been in the profession for 25 years advising corporates, from start-ups and owner managed businesses through to multinational Plcs with a focus on manufacturing and technology sectors. In addition to audit work Paul is experienced in providing advisory services including financial due diligence, IPO, privatisation and other capital markets work as well as work in the improvement and development of finance functions.

Telephone: 01223 259 454

Richard Blackwell, Tax Partner

Richard is the partner in charge of tax for Deloitte in Cambridge, Gatwick and St Albans. He works extensively with listed companies, as well as a wide range of other UK and international companies. Richard is also the tax lead for the manufacturing industry in the UK. Prior to Deloitte, Richard worked for many years in industry including UK and European Head of Tax roles for General Motors.

Telephone: 01223 259 495

Sean Beech

Kirsten Tassell, Private Clients

Kirsten leads the Private Client Practice in Cambridge, and has over 20 years’ experience in advising a wide range of clients on their personal tax affairs. She specialises in advising high net worth individuals and their families on income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax. She provides advice on all aspects of personal taxation, both for UK based individuals and those who are internationally mobile. She also acts for a number of Trustees both UK and offshore.

Telephone: 01223 259 575

Heather Bygrave, Public Sector and Consumer Business

Heather is the partner in charge of our St Albans office. She has been in the profession for over 20 years and is an audit partner in the firm. Heather’s experience spans across both the Corporate and Public Sector. Her corporate experience is focused on the Consumer Business sector and as well as providing audit services to clients she has also worked within our reorganisation services department assisting banks with lender investigations and within our forensic department. In the Public Sector she has audited a number of the largest and most complex NHS Foundation Trusts that are largely London based. Heather is also a member of the UK audit leadership team sitting on the Audit Executive group.

Telephone: 01727 885 064

David Halstead, TMT

David Halstead leads the technology industry practice in the UK. He is an audit partner and has worked with many technology businesses from early stage to global scale. His experience includes IPOs, acquisitions and he leads a number of cross service line teams for non-audit clients. Externally he is a director of Cambridge Network, an organisation that promotes this leading UK technology hub.

Telephone: 01727 885 126

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