Partners

  • George Crowther

    Partner

    George qualified in 1983 and became a Partner at haysmacintyre in 1987. During this time he has accumulated an extensive experience and expertise on advising a broad range of clients. 
     
    George’s clients include membership bodies, professional partnerships, FCA regulated bodies, property and general commercial entities. In addition to seeking to add value to his clients across a range of assurance related matters he also advises on the wider financial, business and tax issues. George has gained substantial hands on management experience within the firm and has also been a director of MSI Global Alliance, our international association since 1990. This further experience enables him to more fully understand business and management issues and advise on relevant solutions.
     
    His interests include sport and travelling. As a sports participant he enjoys playing golf and going to the gym, and as a sports fan enjoys watching football, rugby and golf.

  • Trevor D'Sa

    Partner

    Trevor has over 30 years’ experience in tax, initially working for HMRC and then training with a top ten firm. He has previously worked as a Tax Partner at a niche media firm, and more recently as head of Private Client tax at a top 50 media and entertainment firm. He joined haysmacintyre in 2017, and became partner in 2019.

    Trevor has broad knowledge across all taxes, with clients in a wide range of sectors. He is primarily focused on private client work, advising on issues such as domicile and residence, the tax consequences of immigration and emigration, inheritance tax planning, capital gains tax, business structuring, professional partnerships, trusts, property investment and development, and HMRC investigations.

    He also deals with the interaction between corporate and personal taxes, Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and VAT.

    Outside work, Trevor’s interests centre around his family and sports, mainly as a spectator now, being an avid follower of the NFL and Manchester United.

  • Ian Daniels

    Property Partner

    Ian specialises in advising corporate clients, with a particular emphasis on owner managed and entrepreneurial businesses in the property and retail sectors. 

    Ian joined haysmacintyre as a partner in 2011 and has a wide range of experience extending from the small to medium enterprise (SME) sector through to companies listed in the FTSE 250. After 24 years at a 'Group A' firm, 12 of which as a partner, Ian worked as an interim director of finance at a large family owned property group before joining us. His time away from the accounting profession gave invaluable exposure to being 'on the other side of the fence' which he brought back with him to the profession to assist clients.

    He has particular expertise in helping clients with their technical accounting issues, whether under UK GAAP or IFRS. Apart from being an FCA, Ian is also a Chartered Tax Adviser and combines advice on the commercial and accounting issues with their tax implications. He strongly believes in providing advice that is practical and pragmatic that complements the wider business drivers and in working in 'partnership' with clients.

    Outside of work, Ian is a keen viewer of rugby union and supporter of Saracens. He also plays tennis and enjoys photography, walking, attending air shows and watching F1 racing.

     

  • Tim Davies

    Partner, Head of Tax

    Tim is our Head of Tax and joined the firm in September 2019. He provides practical, holistic and rounded advice to entrepreneurs and owners of large private businesses, as well as large listed and multinational corporations, with a particular focus on delivering long term strategic and sustainable growth.

    Previously he was with Mazars LLP, joining as a Tax Partner in 2006, becoming Head of Tax in 2011 and then Head of Clients and Markets in 2017. He was twice elected a member of the UK firm’s Executive Board and held several international leadership roles. Prior to joining Mazars, Tim spent twelve years in the Big 4, worked in industry in financial services and trained as an HMRC tax inspector.

    Tim has worked closely with such bodies as ICAEW and CTA, is a regular contributor to Accountancy Age and has led the debate on several industry topics, in particular around tax transparency, technology and innovation in professional services, and diversity and inclusion.

    Outside of work, Tim is a passionate Welsh rugby and McLaren F1 fan.

  • Jon Dawson

    Partner, Head of Creative, Media and Technology

    Jon trained and qualified with haysmacintyre and heads up the Creative, Media and Technology sector. He has extensive experience working with entrepreneurial, scale-up businesses and understands the importance of regular communication backed by strong, sector-specific technical expertise.

    Jon looks after his clients’ needs across a range of services including transactional services (IPOs, reverse takeovers, due diligence, MBOs, trade sales and M&A), statutory audits, tax compliance, outsourcing solutions and other areas of accounting and tax advisory work. Jon has widespread experience working closely with clients as they go through a period of change, whether it be rapid growth, fundraising, or an exit. Jon enjoys advising his clients throughout their journey and looks after an array of the firm’s creative digital and technology clients, ranging from privately-owned companies to publicly-listed groups.

    Jon has a number of other responsibilities within the firm which include roles on the Audit Management Committee (overseeing the management of the firm’s audit department), the AsiaPac International Desk (working closely with our MSI Global Alliance colleagues on a number of international engagements) and the firm’s Social Committee.

    Outside of work Jon enjoys most sports, including running, cycling, skiing, rugby, golf and anything adventurous. He also loves spending time with his family and friends, and enjoying the variety of restaurants that London has to offer.