Oxford Office - 01865 552 925  |  Witney Office - 01993 776 476 team@themgroup.co.uk

Meet the Team

Partners

Richard Clayton FCCA

Partner

Richard qualified in 1982 and became a partner in 1984. Richard likes to work with business owners helping them to grow profits and retain personal and business wealth. Richard’s special interest areas are in property and construction services, business sales and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, forensic accounting and litigation support. Richard also heads a specialist team that provides support to clients involved in Agricultural Services and Farming. Richard was a prominent local footballer, having had spells with Reading and Oxford United Football Club. He is also a keen golfer.

r.clayton@themgroup.co.uk

Oxford Office: 01865 404705
Witney Office: 01993 848079

Secretary: 01993 848053

Penny Casterton BA, ACA

Partner

Penny qualified in 1983 and became a partner in 1989. Penny’s special interest areas are forensic accounting work, property, Private Clients (e.g. trusts/individual taxation).

p.casterton@themgroup.co.uk

Oxford Office: 01865 404732
Witney Office: 01993 848075

Secretary: 01865 404713

Peter Smith FCCA

Partner

Qualified in 1990 and became a Partner at The Mgroup Partnership in 1996. Responsible for a portfolio of clients that includes the following sectors Charities and not for profit , Property and Construction , Manufacturing , HealthCare , Education , International Business and Start Ups. Peter has passed the examination for CPAE qualification (Certificate in Pensions Automatic Enrolment) with The Pensions Management Institute and is a Certificate member of the PMI AE Accredited CPD Programme. Currently President of The Oxfordshire Chamber of Commerce which is part of the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce. Has also represented Oxfordshire Chamber of Commerce on the executive board of the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership. Represents Oxfordshire Chamber of Commerce at the group meetings of Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce , which is accredited by The British Chamber of Commerce.

p.smith@themgroup.co.uk

Oxford Office: 01865 404726
Witney Office: 01993 848052

Secretary: 01993 848053

Darren Green BA (Hons), FCCA

Partner

Darren qualified in December 2004 and was appointed a partner of the firm in 2010. Darren has specialist interests in IT/Technology / Manufacturing and Start-ups. Darren also work closely with Mark Crossfield, Corporate Finance, by carrying out due diligence and preparing financial models on behalf of prospective purchasers. Darren is an active sportsman and enjoys playing football and skiing in the winter.

d.green@themgroup.co.uk

Oxford Office: 01865 404709
Witney Office: 01993 848059

Secretary: 01865 404713

Mark Crossfield ACIB

Corporate Finance Partner

As Head of Corporate Finance, Mark is a qualified banker who brings 30 years of banking and corporate finance raising experience. In 2004, Mark formed a corporate advisory practice which advised on business acquisitions, business sales and the forms of finance raising. He joined The MGroup in 2010 to head up the specialist Corporate Finance unit. He enjoys all sports and regularly swims for charity. His main outside interests are wildlife and walking.

m.crossfield@themgroup.co.uk

Oxford Office: 01865 404731

Consultants

Geoff Lane BA (Econ), FCA, FCCA

Consultant

Geoff qualified in 1979 and became a partner of the firm in 1983. Geoff’s specialist areas are Audit, Manufacturing , technical areas of International Corporate work and the Education sector. Geoff is a keen supporter of Oxford United Football Club

g.lane@themgroup.co.uk

Oxford Office: 01865 404714
Witney Office: 01993 848070

Secretary: 01865 404713

Noura Aghawani <div>BA (Hons)</div>

Noura Aghawani
BA (Hons)

Accounts Clerk
  • Oxford
John Ayres <div>MAAT</div>

John Ayres
MAAT

Senior Manager
  • Witney
Ann Barnett <div>ATT</div>

Ann Barnett
ATT

Tax Executive
  • Oxford
Steve Basham <div> </div>

Steve Basham
 

Senior Accounts Executive
  • Witney
Anita Behal <div>FCCA</div>

Anita Behal
FCCA

Assistant Manager
  • Oxford
Geoff Bower <div> </div>

Geoff Bower
 

Tax Executive
  • Oxford
Rebecca Brown <div> </div>

Rebecca Brown
 

Payroll and Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Oxford
Rob Brown <div> </div>

Rob Brown
 

Senior Corporate Tax Manager
  • Oxford
Owen Bunce <div>BSc (Hons), ACCA</div>

Owen Bunce
BSc (Hons), ACCA

Senior Manager
  • Oxford
John Burrill <div>DipFA, MIFS</div>

John Burrill
DipFA, MIFS

Financial Services Director
  • Oxford
Oliver Butt <div>BSc</div>

Oliver Butt
BSc

Accounts Clerk
  • Oxford
Laura Caiger <div> </div>

Laura Caiger
 

Senior Accounts Executive
  • Oxford
Penny Casterton <div>BA, ACA</div>

Penny Casterton
BA, ACA

Partner
  • Oxford
Robert Chowne <div>BSc (Hons)</div>

Robert Chowne
BSc (Hons)

Accounts Executive
  • Oxford
Richard Clayton <div>FCCA</div>

Richard Clayton
FCCA

Partner
  • Oxford
John-Paul Cleaver <div>BSc (Hons), ACCA</div>

John-Paul Cleaver
BSc (Hons), ACCA

Practice Manager
  • Oxford
Mark Crossfield <div>ACIB</div>

Mark Crossfield
ACIB

Corporate Finance Partner
  • Oxford
Geoff Farmer <div>BSc (Hons)</div>

Geoff Farmer
BSc (Hons)

IT Manager
  • Oxford
Heather Faulds <div>BA (Hons)</div>

Heather Faulds
BA (Hons)

Personal Tax Manager
  • Witney
Kevin Gamble <div>BSc (Hons)</div>

Kevin Gamble
BSc (Hons)

Software Support Executive
  • Oxford
Darren Green <div>BA (Hons), FCCA</div>

Darren Green
BA (Hons), FCCA

Partner
  • Oxford
Richard Hall <div>DipPFS</div>

Richard Hall
DipPFS

Financial Services Director
  • Oxford
Gerry Harvey <div> </div>

Gerry Harvey
 

Payroll Manager
  • Oxford
Max Hazell <div> </div>

Max Hazell
 

Accounts Clerk
  • Witney
Tricia Hughes <div>BSc (Hons)</div>

Tricia Hughes
BSc (Hons)

Office Administrator
  • Witney
Shelly Jatta <div> </div>

Shelly Jatta
 

Payroll Clerk
  • Witney
Angela Jones <div> </div>

Angela Jones
 

Senior Administrator
  • Oxford
Ben Kinchin <div> </div>

Ben Kinchin
 

Accounts Executive
  • Oxford
Geoff Lane <div>BA (Econ), FCA, FCCA</div>

Geoff Lane
BA (Econ), FCA, FCCA

Consultant
  • Oxford
Jordan Lyne <div>MAAT</div>

Jordan Lyne
MAAT

Accounts Executive
  • Oxford
Alice Lockwood <div>BSc (Hons)</div>

Alice Lockwood
BSc (Hons)

Accounts Executive
  • Witney
Jessica Mason <div>BSc (Hons), FCCA</div>

Jessica Mason
BSc (Hons), FCCA

Senior Manager
  • Oxford
Tracey Middleton

Tracey Middleton

Group Cleaning and Domestic Services Officer
  • Oxford
Rebecca Morris <div> </div>

Rebecca Morris
 

Executive Assistant
  • Oxford
Holly Moscrop <div>BA (Hons)</div>

Holly Moscrop
BA (Hons)

Accounts Clerk
  • Witney
Tony Mytton <div> </div>

Tony Mytton
 

Paraplanner
  • Oxford
Kim Newman <div> </div>

Kim Newman
 

Executive Assistant
  • Oxford
Jo Painting <div>FCCA</div>

Jo Painting
FCCA

Senior Accounts Executive
  • Oxford
Jade Paxton <div>LLB (Hons)</div>

Jade Paxton
LLB (Hons)

Senior Accounts Executive
  • Witney
Nick Richardson <div> </div>

Nick Richardson
 

Senior Manager
  • Oxford
John Slade <div> </div>

John Slade
 

Assistant Manager
  • Witney
Peter  Smith <div>FCCA</div>

Peter Smith
FCCA

Partner
  • Witney
Frazer Solomon <div>BSc (Hons)</div>

Frazer Solomon
BSc (Hons)

Accounts Clerk
  • Oxford
Oliver Squire <div> </div>

Oliver Squire
 

Accounts Clerk
  • Oxford
Wendy Tatham <div>BA (Hons), FCCA</div>

Wendy Tatham
BA (Hons), FCCA

Senior Manager
  • Oxford
George Tattersall <div>BSc (Hons), ACCA</div>

George Tattersall
BSc (Hons), ACCA

Senior Accounts Executive
  • Oxford
Rachel Tilsley <div> </div>

Rachel Tilsley
 

Payroll Assistant
  • Oxford
Taras Tymofijiw <div>ATT (Fellow)</div>

Taras Tymofijiw
ATT (Fellow)

Tax Executive
  • Oxford
Ian Walker<div> PDipBPM, AIFS</div>

Ian Walker
PDipBPM, AIFS

Business Development & Corporate Finance
  • Oxford
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