Chris’s clients operate in the media, technology and financial services sectors and are typically investor-backed.
Working closely with scale-up privately backed enterprises through to listed groups, Chris has developed a detailed understanding of the financial pressures faced by these businesses and specialises in guiding them through the challenges they face.
Chris’s primary areas of expertise are corporate reporting assignments, including statutory audit, acquisition due diligence, and Initial Public Offering requirements. He also specialises in the construction of financial models.
Chris is a regular speaker on financial management matters. He is a lead presenter of Home Grown’s ‘haysmacintyre presents… ‘ series of events for entrepreneurs and is an official ‘Guru’ for the Creative Entrepreneurs’ learning and development platform and events programme.
He is also a lead member of haysmacintyre’s North American international desk, working closely with clients and investors on both sides of the Atlantic.
David joined haysmacintyre in 1998 as a trainee, worked his way through the ranks and became a Partner in 2006. He is a member of our Creative, Media and Technology sector team, but his clients come from a broad range of areas including property, technology, motor dealers and manufacturing.
David is the head of our Audit and Assurance department managing a team of over 140. Our award winning audit team continues to grow and develop, embracing new technologies and initiatives in an ever-changing environment. He leads a team that are dedicated to ensure our audit quality and client service is of the highest standard.
David’s clients range from tech start-ups to fully listed companies. He’s helped clients grow from incorporation through funding stages to exit or listing and built up plenty of experience and knowledge along the way. He forms strong working relationships with his clients who value his advice and support.
In a voluntary capacity David is an independent member of the British Olympic Association’s audit committee, giving him a valuable insight from the ‘other side of the table’.
David is the proud father of two young girls and is a keen golfer and “improving” triathlete.
George qualified in 1983 and became a Partner at haysmacintyre in 1987. During this time he has accumulated an extensive experience and expertise on advising a broad range of clients.
George’s clients include membership bodies, professional partnerships, FCA regulated bodies, property and general commercial entities. In addition to seeking to add value to his clients across a range of assurance related matters he also advises on the wider financial, business and tax issues. George has gained substantial hands on management experience within the firm and has also been a director of MSI Global Alliance, our international association since 1990. This further experience enables him to more fully understand business and management issues and advise on relevant solutions.
His interests include sport and travelling. As a sports participant he enjoys playing golf and going to the gym, and as a sports fan enjoys watching football, rugby and golf.
Trevor has over 30 years’ experience in tax, initially working for HMRC and then training with a top ten firm. He has previously worked as a Tax Partner at a niche media firm, and more recently as head of Private Client tax at a top 50 media and entertainment firm. He joined haysmacintyre in 2017, and became partner in 2019.
Trevor has broad knowledge across all taxes, with clients in a wide range of sectors. He is primarily focused on private client work, advising on issues such as domicile and residence, the tax consequences of immigration and emigration, inheritance tax planning, capital gains tax, business structuring, professional partnerships, trusts, property investment and development, and HMRC investigations.
He also deals with the interaction between corporate and personal taxes, Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and VAT.
Outside work, Trevor’s interests centre around his family and sports, mainly as a spectator now, being an avid follower of the NFL and Manchester United.
Ian specialises in advising corporate clients, with a particular emphasis on owner managed and entrepreneurial businesses in the property and retail sectors.
Ian joined haysmacintyre as a partner in 2011 and has a wide range of experience extending from the small to medium enterprise (SME) sector through to companies listed in the FTSE 250. After 24 years at a 'Group A' firm, 12 of which as a partner, Ian worked as an interim director of finance at a large family owned property group before joining us. His time away from the accounting profession gave invaluable exposure to being 'on the other side of the fence' which he brought back with him to the profession to assist clients.
He has particular expertise in helping clients with their technical accounting issues, whether under UK GAAP or IFRS. Apart from being an FCA, Ian is also a Chartered Tax Adviser and combines advice on the commercial and accounting issues with their tax implications. He strongly believes in providing advice that is practical and pragmatic that complements the wider business drivers and in working in 'partnership' with clients.
Outside of work, Ian is a keen viewer of rugby union and supporter of Saracens. He also plays tennis and enjoys photography, walking, attending air shows and watching F1 racing.