Our Team And Partners


Matt Parrett CTA

Matt is a Chartered Tax Adviser and Accountant. He has many years of experience in both Industry and Practice. His broad range of experience benefits both corporate and personal clients. Matt heads up the tax team and has a particular interest in R&D tax, Capital allowances and family company tax planning.

Jay Cholewinski

Jay Cholewinski joined the main Board in 2018 bringing with him a wealth of experience in the business development sector having previously co-founded a multi-million pound business. As well as assisting clients with their business development & start up plans, he also works alongside the tax team advising and helping businesses with their R&D claims.

Paula Menagh AAT ATT

Paula Is a qualified AAT and fellow member of the ATT. Paula ran her own successful practice in Newton Abbot and due to the rapid growth merged with TS Partners in August 2021. Paula has a wealth of knowledge and vast experience in all aspects of accountancy and taxation and specialises in owner managed businesses.


Lyndsey James FCA
Practice Manager Wellington

Lyndsey qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002 having worked in practice since 1997. She joined us in June 2018 and is one of our Senior Accountants.

In her spare time Lyndsey, her husband Alan and 3 children are heavily involved with First Wellington Scout Group. She is also a Governor of Court Fields Secondary School in Wellington.

Dan Cross MAAT
Practice Manager Plymouth

Dan joined in April 2019 specialising in R&D Tax. In working for TS Partners, he fully qualified through AAT in February 2020 and is now working towards his ATT/CTA qualifications. Dan now heads up our Plymouth office.

In his spare time, Dan watches all sorts of sports, plays cricket in the Summer for Timberscombe CC and is always hoping that Liverpool F.C don’t throw away the next title challenge.

John Whitehead FCCA
Senior Manager

John is a FCCA qualified Chartered Accountant. He qualified in 2009 and also has a BA (Hons) degree in Accountancy.

John has worked in practice since 2001 and has vast experience as an accounts and practice manager specialising in owner managed businesses, advising on all aspects of accountancy, taxation and business start-ups.

Chris Blacker BA (Hons)
Senior Manager

Chris has a degree in Accountancy and is now completing his ACCA. In his spare time Chris is a keen cyclist and an avid Manchester United fan

Danielle Campbell MAAT

Danielle started working for TS Partners Accountants in September 2017 after completing one year of AS levels.

She is fully qualified through AAT and is now working towards her ACCA qualification.

Haris Afzal
Senior Manager

Haris completed his studies in 2010 and has been working since then. He has worked with multiple practices during last 10 years and posses experience in working with various property groups in UK.

Outside work, he likes to travel and go on adventures with his wife and daughter.

Emma Meffe MAAT

Emma joined TS Partners as an apprentice in 2014. She studied her AAT qualification as well as a Business Admin course, fully qualifying in both areas in April 2018. Emma became a full member of AAT upon qualifying and was recently approved as a licensed accountant and bookkeeper in March 2020.

Mohsin Ijaz ACCA

Mohsin joined TS Partners in June 2020 with 5 years of experience in accounting and audit. He is a Chartered Accountant and an ACCA member since 2019.

Outside work, he likes to spend time with friends, is a keen gamer and loves his cricket!

Darren Burns MAAT

Darren joined our team in January 2018. He completed his AAT Level 4 Qualification in 2010 whilst attending Richard Huish College.

Nuzhat Mukhtar ACCA

Nuzhat is an ACCA qualified Accountant, working on client accounts, tax returns & also assisting the R&D tax credit team.

Walled Bin Talha

Waleed is a Chartered Certified Accountant with over 3 years of diversified experience in Accounting and Taxation, working with international clients.

He likes to enjoy weekends with friends and family, spend his spare time at gym, as well as trying different foods and adventuring.

Ryan Driscoll MAAT

Ryan qualified level 4 AAT in January 2021 and achieved MAAT status in April 2021. Before TS Partners Ryan gained 5 years of experience in practice where he undertook a variety of tasks including accounts preparation, self assessment & corporation tax return preparation, bookkeeping & VAT return preparation, and payroll.

Abeera Abdul Samad

Abeera is a Chartered Certified Accountant and joined TS Partners in September 2021.

Outside of work Abeera loves to cook and is a passionate foodie.

Tanzeel Ur Rehman

Tanzeel is a Chartered Certified Accountant with over 7 years experience in Accounting and taxation.

He has a passion for helping small business owners and individuals to manage and grow their financial well-being.

Zarnab Raza

Zarnab is a Chartered Certified Accountant and proficient in bookkeeping, VAT, self assessment and accounts.

Bilawal Bilal

Bilawal has over 6 years experience in accounting and finance having worked with client from all sectors.

Badar Naveed

Badar is a Chartered Certified Accountant with over 4 years of diversified experience in accounts, audit and taxation working with international clients.

Peter Jones
Accounts Assistant

Peter works at our Plymouth office and is AAT level 3 qualified.  He is currently studying towards his AAT level 4 qualification and has a particular interest in personal & business tax.

Ellie Tidborough
Assistant Accountant

Ellie started working for TS Partners in September 2018 and is at the final stage of completing her AAT qualification at Huish.

Owen Ladd BSc (Hons)
Assistant Accountant

Owen is a Business Management and Accounting graduate from Bristol university, who is training to become a chartered accountant.

Chloe Grantham BSc (Hons)
Assistant Tax Accountant

Chloe is an Accounting and Finance graduate from Plymouth, who studying towards her ATT / CTA qualification.

Mel Menagh
Assistant Administrator & Bookkeeper

Mel joined the practice in September 2020 after returning home from three years of working and travelling in America and Australia. Mel is an assistant administrator and bookkeeper and is currently studying AAT bookkeeping level 2 and 3.

Outside of work Mel enjoys cooking and catching up with friends and family, with a glass of wine in hand.

Kim Harcombe ACIPP
Payroll Manager

Kim has been with us since we first opened our doors in Wellington. After working her way up the career ladder she now manages our Payroll Bureau.

Kim is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals and is currently undertaking CIPP’s foundation degree in Payroll Management.In her spare time, Kim runs the local summer darts league, likes to watch movies, listen to music and spend time with her family and friends.

Brian Robson ACIPP ATT AAT
Senior Payroll Clerk

Brian joined TS Partners in October 2021 and has worked in payroll for the accountancy sector for 15 years.Brian is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals and is currently undertaking CIPP’s foundation degree in Payroll Management.

Brian is also a full member of the AAT and ATT.

Brian is his spare time is a treasurer of two local pool leagues and likes to socialise with his family and friends.

Jade Pinder
Payroll and VAT Manager

Jade joined the practice in September 2018 and looks after the Newton Abbot offices payroll and VAT for clients.

Out side of work Jade enjoys city breaks with her husband and spending time with family and friends.

Jonathan Tune BA (Hons)
Software Implementation Consultant

Jon looks after our clients software implementation & training needs.

Jon works closely with our clients to help set up and train them on new accountancy systems, including Quickbooks, Xero & Dext.  As well as client systems,  Jon also provides regular evaluation & support on our own internal systems, software & apps.

Caitlin Edward
Client & Accounts Administrator.

Based in our Plymouth Office, Caitlin joined TS Partners in 2021. Caitlin is involved in all facets of clerical and admin support for client onboarding and our accounts team.

Rachel Munn
Client Support Administrator

Rachel joined TS Partners at the start of 2020 after working in various administration and sales roles across the South West.

Briony Perry-Jones
Client & Office Administrator

Briony joined TS Partners in September 2019, alongside continuing her studies in Business Administration at Richard Huish.  Briony has successfully completed her apprenticeship and supports the business with all facets of client and office clerical tasks.

Francis Finch
R&D Technical Writer

Fran has worked in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, delivering various reports for globally recognised banks, insurance brokers, credit score agencies and accounting firms.

Geoff Rogers
Consultant FCA

Geoff grew up and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in North Devon, before moving to Bristol to work for KPMG on national and international audits. He then moved into industry and commerce before moving to a Plymouth practice, becoming a partner in 1975. He started his own practice in 2001 along with his wife, Annette.

Steve Maxted
Independent Mortgage Advisor

Steve has been a qualified Mortgage Adviser and running Maxted & Bareham Financial Services Ltd since 1992. He has a wealth of experience advising clients on residential and buy-to-let mortgages.

Kenny Gahagan
Independent Financial Advisor

Kenny qualified as a Financial Adviser in 1992. He has a wealth of financial planning experience advising individuals and business clients.

He runs Sirrus Financial Planning Ltd, an FCA regulated Independent Financial Adviser.

James Garside
Business Finance Specialist

After starting his career at RBS / Lombard Jamie joined finance brokerage Eurolease (London) Ltd in 2004 to widen the scope of products and services he could offer to his clients. Jamie is now a director of the company and manages a team of 16 whilst continuing to serve his clients.

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