Steve Harper

Steve enjoys building long lasting relationships with his clients and acting as a trusted advisor year round. In addition to statutory audit, Steve leads grant funder audits, due diligence assignments and other one off pieces of work. He is a regular speaker at our internal events and at external events. Steve is also the editor of haysmacintyre’s international charity benchmarking report.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2016, Steve was a key member of the not for profit team at a top 10 audit firm.

Away from haysmacintyre, Steve is trustee and treasurer of an international disaster mapping charity and a global network organisation which works to make the voices of street children heard. This provides him with a wider perspective and empathy for the challenges faced by his client.

In his spare time, Steve enjoys travelling and watching Leicester City Football Club.

Phil Salmon

Phil started his career in 1989 in what was then HM Customs & Excise, culminating in a spell in VAT Policy at Headquarters. He left in 1998 to join a predecessor firm to haysmacintyre and then after a spell at a larger firm joined haysmacintyre in 2007, becoming Partner in 2013.

Lee Stokes

His portfolio consists of care charities, independent schools and a range of other charitable organisations. Lee leads financial system and internal control reviews, financial due diligence, as well as best practice and governance matters with a variety of charities. As a regular speaker at sector events, Lee also leads many of our popular trustee training sessions annually. Some of his specialist topics include accounting and reporting, fraud and financial governance.

Having previously worked at other top 25 accountancy firms, Lee brings a diverse range of experience and technical knowledge to the firm, and regularly provides support on complex audit and accounting issues as a member of our Audit Training Team.

Outside of work, Lee is a keen sports fan who supports Liverpool FC and Harlequins FC, and manages his son’s football team.

Kathryn Burton

Kathryn enjoys advising clients on diverse and challenging matters which extend beyond the audit, such as strategic opportunities and challenges in the sector, impact report and aligning reserves policies to strategy and commitments.

Kathryn joined haysmacintyre in 2000 as a graduate trainee.

Beyond haysmacintyre, Kathryn is a trustee for a multi academy trust and also chairs their finance, audit and risk committee, which helps her see issues from a client’s perspective.

In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs, going on walks and bike rides.

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