Our people

  • Tom Brain

    Audit Technical Director

    Tom joined haysmacintyre in 2009 having specialised in the charity and not for profit sectors since 2003.

    Tom’s role as Audit Technical Director within haysmacintyre’s Not for Profit team encompasses managing a portfolio of audit clients, designing and delivering internal training courses on technical audit and accounting matters, and speaking at external seminars and conferences.

    His client work is focused on our Faith and Professional Institutes and Membership Bodies (PIMBs) sectors, but he works with charities of all shapes and sizes, including a number of large independent schools.

    Outside the office, Tom is a Trustee of a small theatre charity, which helps him to see things from the client’s point of view.

    Tom’s main non-charity interests are his five year old daughter and the local CAMRA cricket team.

  • Andrew Broome

    Partner

    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.

  • Simon Bulleyment

    Director haysmacintyre IT Consultants Ltd (HMITC)

    Simon joined haysmacintyre in 1999 and has 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.

    In addition to heading up haysmacintyre IT Consultants Limited (HMITC), the IT consulting arm of haysmacintyre, Simon is Chief Information Officer at haysmacintyre. As Director of HMITC, Simon services a varied client base across the corporate sector, including financial services and pension schemes, and not for profit clients, such as those within our Charities, Schools and Professional Institutes and Membership Bodies sectors.

    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 Burton

    Partner

    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 Bustin

    Employment Tax Director

    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.