About FLB

FLB’s highly qualified and experienced team is based in Reading, London and Epsom. We provide a unique accountancy offering driven by technology and client-focused service.

Who we are

We’re more than a traditional accountancy firm.

FLB’s highly qualified and experienced team is based in Reading, London and Epsom. We provide a unique accountancy offering driven by technology and client-focused service.

Working closely with our clients, we provide the expertise, skills and experience necessary to support clients from start-ups, owner-managed businesses and private clients to large corporates and international businesses.

1,800+

Clients supported

90+

Team members

99%

Customer satisfaction

2008

FLB established

Our team

Meet our Partners and Directors

FLB is led by three partners and has a highly qualified, experienced team of over 90 people.

Gary co-founded FLB Accountants in 2008, and has 20 years’ experience in professional accounting practice. Prior to founding FLB, Gary spent his early career working in top tier accounting firms. Gary supports a wide spectrum of businesses across all sectors, providing both business and tax advice at board level. He works closely with high-growth businesses, the technology sector and owner managed business.

Gary Bell

Partner

Danny co-founded FLB Accountants in 2008. Danny’s excellent reputation in the Thames Valley is built on his caring approach to all client relationships. Danny specialises in advising dynamic owner managed businesses of all sizes. A key aspect to this is the provision of joined up advice in respect of both business and personal tax planning opportunities.

Danny Faust

Partner

Sam has 20 years’ experience working in financial services regulated businesses. Sam has board director level experience leading finance and operational functions in multinational and privately owned businesses. Sam joined FLB in 2020 and has broad sector experience focused on venture capital and private equity, Media and infrastructure.

Sam Collett

Partner

Nicola has over 10 years’ experience in the financial reporting team at FLB. Nicola specialises in providing a high-quality service supporting businesses and directors, providing advice around remuneration planning and building strong client relationships.

Nicola Peck

Director

Mike has 10 years’ experience in the financial services and practice industries. He has specific experience in the management of investment products, project financing and dealing with complex investment structures. In addition, Mike has skills in the private equity world with knowledge across the media and infrastructure asset classes.

Mike Sharp

Director

Mike has 10 years’ of finance experience working across a variety of industries including technology, media and infrastructure. Mike joined FLB in 2020 to oversee the day to day business, primarily focusing on financial and operational processes. Prior to joining FLB, Mike was responsible for media and infrastructure central finance at a leading boutique asset management firm.

Mike Evans

Director

Elysse joined FLB in July 2020 after working in the media finance team of one of the largest global investors in film and TV project financing in London. Prior to this, Elysse worked in a large mid-tier accounting practice in Melbourne, Australia with a focus on accounting and advisory for private business owners.

Elysse Welk

Director

Deshnee joined FLB after working in private equity across real estate, media and infrastructure renewable energy finance. At FLB Deshnee continues to focus on solar, wind and anaerobic digestion, working with complex structures and asset performance. Prior to moving to London Deshnee worked in mid-tier accounting firms in both New Zealand and Australia.

Deshnee Pillay

Director

Chanchal joined FLB after working for one of the largest global financiers in film and TV project financing. At FLB, Chanchal continues to focus on media and entertainment, with specific knowledge in project financing, film financing structures, production accounting and post-production accounting.

Chanchal Panwar

Director

Sam joined FLB in 2020 with a background in professional financial services, specifically in the investment banking and media and entertainment industries.
Sam specialises in the management and facilitation of film/television project and portfolio related financing, with experience at a global leading film financier based in London.

Sam Fitzgerald

Director

Alun manages the outsourcing requirements of the extensive portfolio of owner-managed business clients. Alun started his career in a professional accountancy practice before moving into the industry working as a financial director. He has over 20 years’ experience in a variety of industries, including construction, leisure, property, hospitality, and project management.

Alun Williams

Director

Carly is an FCA and CTA qualified tax director, with over 15 years’ of experience, specialising in venture capital reliefs and taxation issues affecting owner-managed businesses. Prior to joining FLB, she trained and qualified at Deloitte and spent 8 years working as a tax director at a leading boutique asset management firm, where she worked across the media, infrastructure, and real estate sectors.

Carly Dimes

Director

Brandon has over 10 years’ of experience in financial outsourcing. He works with larger entities and subsidiaries specialising in onboarding, system migration and implementation of processes to facilitate the delivery of financial outsourcing needs. Before joining FLB, Brandon worked in a number of different roles both in practice and industry ranging from aircraft leasing to biotech to a FTSE 100 listed service provider.

Brandon Theron

Director

Mike has over 10 years’ of experience in financial services. Prior to joining FLB, he trained and qualified at Grant Thornton and spent 7 years’ working in asset management and banking, with specific experience in the renewable energy and media sector. He also has experience in project financing, management of investment products and dealing with complex investment structures.

Michael Kuhn

Director

Jane is a Fellow of the CIPD. Jane has significant experience in the delivery of strategic and operational HR advice in both the private and public sector including training and development, recruitment and complex employee relations.

Jane Hockey

Director

Where we are

Take a look at our office locations

Reading

London

Epsom

Our services

The services we provide

All of our services are designed to add value to you and your business. Whether it’s freeing up your time to allow you to concentrate on your business, or helping you to generate more value from your business.

FLB is an independent accountancy firm, utilising the best technology to deliver a superior client-focused service.

our sectors

The sectors we work with

We have a range of sector specialist teams with expert knowledge of each of the below sectors. Therefore, you can have full confidence in our specialist teams to understand the needs of your business.