Matthew is the firm’s Managing Partner and is primarily responsible for managing the firm and setting the strategy for its future development.
He also leads a number of client relationships, comprising landed estates, owner-managed businesses and high net worth individuals. This client base extends across the UK and Matthew enjoys forming close working relationships with clients and their families.
Matthew originally qualified as a Chartered Surveyor and in the 1990s retrained with one of the ‘Big 4’ accountancy firms as a Chartered Certified Accountant. He joined Saffery Champness in 2004 and became partner in 2006.
- Advising land and property owners on a broad range of matters, particularly specialist capital taxation, family succession and strategic business advice.
Matthew has travelled extensively but has a particular interest in Zimbabwe. He is a trustee of Mission Aviation Fellowship, a charity which operates light aircraft in some of the world’s most isolated places to provide for medical and other needs. He also has a keen interest in aviation and holds a Private Pilots Licence.