• Andrew Broome


    Andrew is one of the key players in haysmacintyre's Corporate team and specialises in advising start-ups, entrepreneurs and fast growth businesses.

    He is both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. These dual qualifications and broad commercial experience make Andrew well placed to advise his clients proactively on the commercial and tax issues they face.

    Andrew works with clients across a wide range of sectors including technology, consultancy and financial markets on the full range of management, commercial and financial challenges they face. 

    He also advises many of these entrepreneurial individuals in their own right as private clients.

    Andrew sits on the firm’s Management Board as Head of Services.

  • Kathryn Burton

    Partner, Head of Professional Institutes & Membership Bodies

    Kathryn trained with haysmacintyre and qualified in 2003, becoming a Partner in 2009 and is now leading our Professional Institutes and Membership Bodies (PIMBs) group. She actively contributes to PARN (the Professional Associations Research Network) through the finance special interest group and our support for their financial benchmarking.

    Having specialised in the not for profit sector early in her career, Kathryn has spent the last eight years working with many of our professional institutes and membership organisations providing statutory audit and accountancy services, but also provides advice on financial system and internal controls reviews, implementation of regulatory changes as well as best practice and policy matters.

    She also has a great intertest in other areas including medical research and care charities as well as educational organisations.

    Kathryn also heads up the not for profit technical team at haysmacintyre and therefore plays an active role training audit staff and updating them on emerging issues in the charities and not for profit sector.

    Outside of work, Kathryn is a Trustee and the Chair of the Audit Committee of a multi-academy Trust and has previously been the Chair of Governors of a primary school. This allows her to bring her own trustee and governance experiences 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.

  • Ian Cliffe

    Partner, Head of Transaction Services

    Ian has been a Partner with us since 2001 and also leads our Corporate Finance division.

    He is both a qualified ACA and a qualified member of the Institute’s Corporate Finance Faculty. In addition to being a general practice partner offering general business and financial advice to his diverse client base, Ian also provides specialist corporate finance services including deal negotiations, due diligence, reporting accountants work on IPOs and business plan evaluation. 

    Over the last few years, Ian has advised on a large number of both public and private transactions in the sub £50m market cap sector. This has ranged from due diligence assignments, financial modelling and working capital projections, private and public fundraisings, group reconstructions and MBIs/MBOs to AIM, NEX and Standard listings - a number of these transactions involving international structuring.

    As a general practice partner, Ian has built up specialisms in the creative, media and technology sector, advising from the embryonic phase, through the life cycle of growth and fund raising to strategic positioning and exit.

    Ian prides himself on being able to give business and strategic advice to all his clients, drawing on the commercial experience gained from corporate finance transactions and his previous role as managing partner and applying this knowledge to his clients.

  • Christopher Cork


    Chris’s clients operate in the media, technology and financial services sectors and are typically investor-backed.
    Working closely with scale-up privately backed enterprises through to listed groups, Chris has developed a detailed understanding of the financial pressures faced by these businesses and specialises in guiding them through the challenges they face.
    Chris’s primary areas of expertise are corporate reporting assignments, including statutory audit, acquisition due diligence, and Initial Public Offering requirements. He also specialises in the construction of financial models.
    Chris is a regular speaker on financial management matters. He is a lead presenter of Home Grown’s ‘haysmacintyre presents… ‘ series of events for entrepreneurs and is an official ‘Guru’ for the Creative Entrepreneurs’ learning and development platform and events programme.

    He is also a lead member of haysmacintyre’s North American international desk, working closely with clients and investors on both sides of the Atlantic.

  • David Cox

    Partner, Head of Audit & Assurance

    David joined haysmacintyre in 1998 as a trainee, worked his way through the ranks and became a Partner in 2006. His diverse client portfolio spans property, technology, motor dealers and manufacturing.

    David is the head of our Audit and Assurance department managing a team of over 190. Our audit team continues to grow and develop, embracing new technologies and initiatives in an ever-changing and challenging environment. He leads a team that are dedicated to ensure our audit quality and client service is of the highest standard.