Alison Lynch

Alison started her career with Coopers & Lybrand in 1995 and became a Chartered Tax Adviser in 1998.

John Moxon

John studied Politics at the University of Sheffield and graduated in 2004.

Andy Ralston

Andy is a relatively recent convert to R&D Tax Relief having pursued a career in insurance claims management for over 25 years with a number of senior management roles before joining Abbey Tax in 2012

Melanie Cheshire

Melanie has been working at Abbey Tax since April 2011 after working as a PA to a Tax Director for a mainly London based accountancy firm with a small Sheffield office.

Mark Wood

Mark graduated from university with a degree in Business Studies. He started his professional career with Goodband Viner Taylor, where he spent six years learning his trade as an accountant.

Natalia Shaw

Natalia’s passion for people and business prompted her to join Abbey Tax in 2016, as Business Development Manager. Her commercial experience was a natural fit with the Capital Allowances division.

Nick Stobbs

Nick’s career in the accountancy profession started at Cambridge based firm Peters, Elworthy & Moore (PEM) and has been exclusively in tax, specifically business and corporate tax.

Hayley Kemp

Hayley started her professional career in 2004 after securing a role within an accountancy practice based in Chesterfield.

Rachael Hart

Rachael’s career started at a small accountancy firm. After getting the bug for taxation rather than accounts Rachael gained her Association of the Taxation Technicians qualification in 2003

Adam Ellerington

Adam joined Abbey Tax in 2013, having graduated from the University of Sheffield with a 2:1 BSc Economics degree in the summer of that year.

Dr David Conroy

David obtained his Doctorate in December 2013. Following this David worked as an Engineering Scientist Post Doc at the University of Oxford

Chris Norris

Chris joined Abbey Tax in November 2014 after graduating from Newcastle University with a BSc Hons in Financial Mathematics.

James Clark

James came to Abbey Tax in 2014 and has a strong tax background having previously worked as a Tax Inspector with HMRC working in the Large Business Sector.

Steve Warner

Steve is an ACA qualified accountant, he graduated from the University of Warwick in 2008 with a first class degree in chemistry, before going on to complete an MPhil in the same subject.

Holly Young

Holly graduated from the University of Sheffield in June 2012 with a first class degree in Accounting and Financial Management and Information Management.

Simon Day

Over the last 15 years Simon has personally written and negotiated contracts for many R&D grant funded projects with budgets ranging from £25,000 to £1.5m.

Matt Hicks

During his time as a writer, Matt has sourced money for medical device, engineering, equipment, renewable energy and IT companies.

Marc Daigneault

Marc joined the funding team in 2016 and has written successful bids for Innovate UK and Horizon 2020 competitions.

Lynne Wragg

Running the office and accounts for her husband’s two businesses for the last 30 years, as well as controlling the back office requirements of Abbey Tax, Lynne is certainly kept busy.

Phoebe Hill

Phoebe started work at Abbey Tax in August 2015 after a work experience period at the company earlier in the year.

Amy Shore

Amy joined Abbey Tax in January 2017, and along with Mel, is responsible for ensuring the R&D consultants remain in order and follow processes to a tee

Neil Bowden

Neil moved from Northern Ireland to Sheffield in 2009 to begin his undergraduate studies, graduating with an MBiolSci in Molecular Biology in 2013.

Zoe Barraclough

Zoe joined Abbey Tax in March 2017, coming from a strong accountancy background.