All five partners have been promoted from within the business and are drawn from across a range of service lines. The appointments reflect the firm’s ongoing investment in its core strategic markets including financial services, large and listed companies, public services and entrepreneurial businesses.
Phil Verity, Senior Partner, said: “The success of our business is based upon recognising talent and helping our people to develop with opportunities, training and support. These promotions represent the breadth of experience, entrepreneurial outlook and focus on clients to which we all aspire. I am proud to welcome these talented and dedicated people to the partnership”.
The new partners are:
Jon Marchant – Audit
Jon is an Audit partner, focused on entrepreneurial businesses and based in Bristol. Since joining Mazars in 2014, Jon has been instrumental in growing Mazars’ presence with entrepreneurial businesses in the South-West.
Alex Baskeyfield – Corporate Finance
Alex joined Mazars in 2005 as an Audit trainee and moved into our corporate finance team in 2008, based in our Leeds office. Alex has built a strong reputation in the local and wider corporate community, and has been responsible for consistently winning and completing deals across a range of sectors.
Natasha Ryan – Tax
Natasha joined Mazars in 2016, based in Birmingham and focused on developing and growing our tax advisory services for private clients, SMEs and entrepreneurial businesses. Natasha has built a motivated and high-achieving team which is highly respected within Mazars and the local corporate community, as well as a strong personal reputation with businesses in the West Midlands.
Chris Drewe – Forensic and Investigation Services
Chris joined Mazars in 2005 as an Audit trainee in the Midlands, subsequently transferring to our Forensic and Investigation Services in London in 2009. Chris acts as expert or expert advisor on a wide range of dispute resolution, investigation and other forensic accounting cases in the High Court, Criminal Court and international arbitration proceedings. Chris’ ability to build trust with clients, as well as his technical knowledge and specialised experience, make him a valuable addition to the Partnership.
Matt Stark – Outsourcing
Matt joined Mazars in 2016, based Sutton with a focus on developing the firm’s payroll offering. Matt will continue to be involved in leading the payroll business, and will take additional responsibility for developing Mazars’ financial outsourcing offering. Specific focus areas will include technology transformation and client delivery, as well as driving growth in new business.
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Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory, tax and legal services. As of 1st January 2018, Mazars and its correspondents operate throughout 102 countries and territories, of which 86 are part of Mazars’ international integrated partnership and 16 are Mazars correspondent firms and representative offices. The Praxity Alliance offers Mazars operating capacity via professional teams in 21 additional countries. Mazars draws upon the expertise of 20,000 women and men led by 980 partners working from 300 offices worldwide. We assist clients of all sizes, from SMEs to midcaps and global players as well as start-ups and public organisations, at every stage of their development. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 1,700 employees, and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally.
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