Chair

  • Barry Gill FCCA
    Barry-Gill

    I am the current Chair of the ACCA in the Northern Counties Region and have been in the accounting industry for 18 years. I got involved with the panel in order to use my network to provide ACCA members with relevant content at seminars.  I have a large amount of experience working with SME’s from an accounting, audit and corporate finance perspective and now specialise in the sale of businesses via my online advertising platform wesellanycompany.com and advisory firm TIG Corporate Finance and hold a number of part time finance director roles within north east businesses.

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    Panel members

  • Gavin Spencer FCCA
    Gavin Spencer

    Gavin is based in the North East of England and has experience in industry as well as practice. He is currently the Managing Director of Beach Accountants Limited and has a passion for advisory as well as compliance methods of accounting to see the industry work in real time and futuristic rather than using historical data.

    Gavin is a Gold Certified ACCA employer and an ATOL Reporting Accountant in the Travel Industry. Gavin is a passionate and enthusiastic accountant and tax advisor, presenter and panellist and trainer of all levels of accounting in his practice and beyond.

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  • Craig Jeavans ACCA
    craig-jeavans

    Craig is an Associate at Stokoe Rodger LLP

  • Lesley Smith ACCA
    Lesley Smith

    Lesley is Financial Controller at High Force Research Ltd

    Sectors and communities manager

  • Laura Reay
    Laura-Reay

    Laura is the ACCA member engagement manager for the Northern Counties members network and can be contacted using the details provided:

    Email: laura.reay@accaglobal.com

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