Our team

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After obtaining my secondary education at Sir Bernard Lovell School in Oldland Common near Bristol, I tried a couple of options including working in the back office at C&A, before embarking on an accountancy foundation course at Bristol Polytechnic (now known as UWE).

I was then engaged by a five partner firm of accountants in Clifton on training contract. Each partner had their own style and expectations thus giving me a wide range of experience.

I joined Lloydbottoms in December 1987 and achieved qualification and membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in 1988.

Since then I have worked with a wide variety of businesses, their owners and staff and with individuals of all ages and with varying levels of complexity in their accounting and taxation requirements.

I became a director of Lloydbottoms Limited early in 2013 when I bought the practice and I am continuing the tradition of high quality, affordable but professional, personal service to all our clients.

I am also a governor of a primary school in South Gloucestershire, co- treasurer at Unity Oldland Methodist Church and secretary to the trustees of my local village club. I have two adult sons and the support of my husband and in my spare time (?) I like to garden, bake, knit and read!

I acquired my secondary education at The Grange School and Sports College, Bristol and then stayed a little longer to get some A Levels. During this time I worked for the firm on a casual basis. I then went straight to Plymouth University for three years where I obtained a First Class Honours degree in Mathematics. While I was there I spent three years in the Amateur Dramatics society and two years in the Choir Society.

I rejoined Lloydbottoms Limited in October 2016 and now I tend to spend my time on Payroll and administration, though occasionally other projects present themselves.

I am currently a Church Steward and training to be a local preacher in the Methodist Church. I am still part of a drama group and a choir but my main passion is Apologetics.

I am qualified up to AAT Level 4 and have begun studying towards an ACCA qualification. I have worked in accounts roles since 2011 and gained experience from a range of different aspects within the profession.