The list celebrates rising talent in the accountancy industry, featuring those who have made outstanding contributions to their field in their career to date, with a particular focus on innovation and dedication.
Lara Brennan, Michael McAllister, Eleanor Taylor and Laura Thursfield were all recognised, with Mazars employees making up over 10% of the total awards. Mazars is the joint most represented firm in this year’s list.
Lara was recognised for her work with our SME clients, regularly sharing her insights on topical issues and her contribution to support the innovation at Mazars in the UK.
Michael‘s impressive client portfolio, client-centric approach, business development and client management skills make him an outstanding payroll rising talent.
Eleanor’s contribution to the firm’s Transparency report in 2016 as well as her involvement in complex expert witness assignments in the High Court and in International Arbitration make her an outstanding Forensics and Investigation Services rising star.
Laura was the first female graduate to become an FCA-authorised Independent Financial Adviser. An expert in creating personalised financial cash-flow models, she also actively supports the firm’s business and diversity and inclusion initiatives. Laura was recently named as Birmingham Young Professional of the Year.
Praising our four outstanding representatives, Ian Wrightson, Head of People and Culture, said: “It’s fantastic to see our rising stars recognised in Accountancy Age ranking. Our people are at the forefront of our strategy and we’re proud to offer our younger team members genuine opportunities to make a positive difference in our industry.”
Congratulations Eleanor, Michael, Lara and Laura!