Our People

Put a face to a name

We know a company is only as good as the people in it. Our friendly, knowledgeable and highly experienced staff are always here to help.

 

Philip Deane

Philip Deane

Managing Director

Philip Deane, FCCA, is the managing director.  He qualified in 1992 with a firm in Oxford, and was then offered a partnership in a practice in South Oxfordshire.  He decided to leave in 2005 and set up his own practice.

Phil has a wide range of experience with different businesses, ranging from one person sole traders to larger companies. Although dealing with all aspects of accountancy, his strength is working with business owners in order for them to save costs and minimise taxation liabilities

Chris Sinclair

Chris Sinclair

Chris comes from a sales, property and manufacturing background bringing a wealth of practical experience from the commercial sector.

He has been both CEO and Managing Director of several successful companies, responsible for all financial management aspects.  After working closely with Philip as a former client for many years, Chris joined the team.

Linda Davidsen

Linda Davidsen

Linda is a part-qualified accountant (CIMA) with over 10 years experience in financial reporting and accountancy. After graduating in Accounting, Linda studied CIMA (Management Accountants) whilst working for Philips Electronics, and then Norwich Union Direct (now Aviva).

Following a career break to raise a family, Linda spent 4 years in HR before returning to accountancy first as a Company Accountant, and then joining Philip Deane Accountancy in October 2010 as an Accountant and PA to Philip.

Anne Joslin

Anne Joslin

Anne is AAT and part ACCA qualified and currently studying her Taxation exams. She has over 15 years experience of accounting for various SME’s and has tutored accounting students.

Anne joined Phil in the practice as accounts manager in September 2015.

Jordan Eldridge

Jordan Eldridge

Jordan joined the practice in September 2015 as a 16 year old apprentice, having previously undertaken work experience during school holidays. He is currently studying for his AAT qualification.

In the office, he deals with all areas of general practice from administration to accounts preparation.