Our team and preferred partner network
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 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. He heads up the technical division of the R&D tax credit team and works alongside Matt and his tax team advising and helping businesses with their R&D claims.
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.
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
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.
John manages a client portfolio of incorporated and unincorporated businesses offering a wide range of accountancy and taxation advice.
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.
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.
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.
In her spare time, Danielle enjoys playing various sports and also spending time with her younger cousins.
Darren joined our team in January 2018. He completed his AAT Level 4 Qualification in 2010 whilst attending Richard Huish College.
Outside of work, Darren enjoys socialising with friends and spending time with his family visiting various National Trust and English Heritage sites. Darren has also performed on stage at the Wellesley Cinema as part of the local Operatic Society and Pantomime groups. He also enjoys football, athletics, cricket and is a very keen runner. In 2019, he completed the London Marathon, raising money for Asthma UK and hopes to complete another in the future.
Ellie started working for TS Partners in September 2018 and is studying for her AAT qualification at Huish. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
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, play video games and watch cricket.
R&D Technical Writer
Fran is an NCTJ-qualified journalist with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in English literature and journalism, respectively. He has worked in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, delivering copy for globally recognised banks, insurance brokers, credit score agencies and accounting firms.
Fran writes R&D technical narratives for our clients, ensuring that complex, innovative projects are translated into concise reports.
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.
Emma married her husband Steve in 2019 and loves spending time with him outside of work along with other friends and family also. They love going for walks and do this as often as they can. A lot of their time is also spent in activities related to their faith as Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Client Support Administrator
Rachel joined TS Partners at the start of 2020 after working in various administration and sales roles across the South West.
In her spare time she likes listening to music and going to see live bands (an avid queen fan), keeping fit and enjoys the occasional glass of wine.
Emily joined us in November 2018. She has studied her AAT Levels 2 & 3 and is an AAT qualified bookkeeper after gaining her status in 2017.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, watching rugby and regularly competing at weekends for her local netball team.
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.
Business Insurance Specialist
After completing a degree at the University of Kent at Canterbury in the early 1990’s, Richard fell into Insurance back in his home town of Taunton. After gaining several years’ of experience working for insurers, Richard moved into broking, completed his professional qualifications and gained Chartered Insurance broker status.
He is now the Managing Director of BH&S Business Insurance services where he has worked for 19 years, mainly dealing with the larger new business cases in all types of general insurance. He’s a keen cricket fan and can still be found playing social games, sometimes with his two boys and with a pint of cider never too far away.
Briony joined TS Partners in September 2019, alongside continuing her studies in Business Administration at Richard Huish. Outside of work and college, Briony enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Independent Mortgage Adviser
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.
In his spare time Steve races classic cars and enjoys cycling.
Shahzad is currently studying for his ACCA qualification. He has over 5 years of diversified experience in Accounting and Taxation, working with international clients.
In his spare time, Shahzad enjoys weekends with family, plays games on different consoles and watches cricket.
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. When not working, Kenny loves the great outdoors and is on his bike as much as possible.
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.
Outside of work, Geoff enjoys travel, keeping fit and his favourite hobby, sailing. He also supports Plymouth Albion RFC at every opportunity. Geoff has been involved in many aspects of Plymouth business life, including vice chairman of the Health Authority. He has 3 children, a step daughter in Australia and 9 grandchildren.
Payroll & Office Administrator
Annette is originally from Belfast and married to Geoff. She originally worked in Geoff’s IT section in the mid 1980s before running Toshibas world wide purchasing database for 10 years, and rejoined Geoff when he started on his own.
Outside of work, Annette and Geoff enjoy a hectic social life as well as keeping tabs on their extended family and birthdays! Annual trips to Australia feature heavily in the calendar to visit Annette’s daughter and 3 grandsons, as do regular walks around Plymouth Hoe.
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.
Outside of work Jamie has his hands full with 3 boys and is a keen mountain biker and enjoys to travel.
Software Implementation & Support Consultant
Jon is primarily based at our Plymouth office, but looks after our clients software implementation & training needs, nationwide.
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.
Tanzeel is a Chartered Certified Accountant with over 7 years of diversified experience in Accounting and taxation. He has a passion for helping small business owners and individuals to manage and grow their financial well-being.
His hobbies include travelling, hanging out with friends and family to try different foods, watching movies and playing cricket.
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.