Simon joined haysmacintyre in 1999 and is Chief Information Officer with over twenty years of experience in enterprise infrastructure systems, IT service management, project management, C-level management and security. The first eight years of his career were at one of the world’s leading electronics conglomerates.
As a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) since 2005, Simon’s main area of expertise is security and he regularly delivers security and IT system reviews and offers advice to clients on the Data Protection Act, Payment Card Industry Data Security standard (PCI DSS), Cyber Essentials, penetration testing and post cyber-attack investigations.
Kathryn became a Partner with haysmacintyre in 2009 having joined the firm as a graduate in 2000 and specialising in the not for profit sector from early in her career. She is a member of our Audit Committee and therefore plays an active role in the management of our Audit department including training audit staff and updating them on emerging issues in the charities and not for profit sector.
Kathryn has a particularly interest in professional institutes and membership organisations as well as medical research and care charities. She mainly works in statutory audit and accountancy, but additionally provides advice on financial system and internal controls reviews, implementation of regulatory changes as well as best practice and policy matters.
Outside of work, Kathryn is Chair of Governors of a primary school and also Chair of the Audit Committee and a Trustee of the multi-academy trust related to the school. This allows her to bring her own experiences of trusteeship and governance to her clients.
As an avid music fan, Kathryn likes to attend regular gigs and festivals, although most of her spare time is occupied by her two children.
Nick is an employment tax specialist and leads haysmacintyre’s Employment Tax team. He joined the firm in 2014 and has a wealth of experience across the not for profit and corporate sectors. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser and participates in the Chartered Institution of Taxation employment taxes forum.
Nick has been responsible for co-ordinating a number of haysmacintyre's submissions to HMRC in respect of proposed changes to legislation and he sees this as an important contribution to the firm having a deep understanding of the ‘client's perspective’. Nick is a regular speaker at haysmacintyre and external events where he advises on the challenges and opportunities presented to employers by employment tax. He is also a trustee for a charity.
Nick's interests outside of work include being Taoist Tai Chi instructor, travelling and a re-kindled interest in photography. He also follows Wasps RFC and Southend United FC.
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 130 plus. 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.
Jessica joined haysmacintyre in 2007 and trained and qualified with the firm. She was appointed Partner in October 2017.
Her client portfolio reflects her specialism in the hospitality sector and partnerships, and she has specific responsibility for growing our business within the professional services arena.
Open and friendly relationships with clients are important to Jess. She is in contact with her clients year round, supporting them in responding to a range of challenges from compliance matters such as the statutory audit, tax compliance, solicitors accounts rules and accountants reports, as well as advisory matters such as due diligence, management accounts and ad hoc advice when needed.
Outside of work Jess loves to travel and coming home as well, as she enjoys all London has to offer culturally and food-wise.
Jess is a regular volunteer for Samaritans.