Our Team And Partners


Matt Parrett CTA

Matt is a Chartered Tax Adviser and Accountant. He has many years of experience in both Industry and Practice. His broad range of expertise 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

Jay Cholewinski joined the main Board in 2018, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the business development sector, having co-founded a multi-million-pound business previously. As well as assisting clients with their business development & start-up plans, he also works alongside the tax team, advising and helping companies with their R&D claims.

Paula Menagh AAT ATT

Paula Is a qualified AAT and fellow member of the ATT. Paula has a wealth of knowledge and vast experience in all aspects of accountancy and taxation and specialises in owner-managed businesses. Paula ran her own successful practice in Newton Abbot and, due to the rapid growth, merged with TS Partners in August 2021.

Lyndsey James FCA

Lyndsey qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002, having worked in practice since 1997. She joined us in June 2018 and has recently been promoted to Partner.

Tami Harrison CTA MAAT

Tami is a Chartered Tax Adviser and accountant, working with small businesses and individuals to navigate our complex tax system and maximise tax-saving opportunities. She has a keen interest in using technology to minimise the headache of keeping good records.


Dan Cross MAAT ATT
Practice Manager Plymouth

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 working towards his ATT/CTA qualifications. Dan now heads up our Plymouth office.

John Whitehead FCCA
Senior Manager

John is an FCCA qualified Chartered Accountant. He qualified in 2009 and has a BA (Hons) degree in Accountancy.

John has worked in practice since 2001 and has vast experience as an account & practice manager specialising in owner-managed businesses, advising on all aspects of accountancy, taxation and business start-ups.

Chris Blacker BA (Hons)
Senior Manager

Chris is a senior manager with over 8 years of accounting experience dealing with individuals, partnerships and limited companies.

Having joined TS Partners in 2014 after completing a degree in accounting and finance, Chris is now completing his ACCA.

Danielle Campbell MAAT

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.

Haris Afzal ACCA
Senior Manager

Haris completed his studies in 2010 and has been working since then. He has worked with multiple practices during the last ten years and has experience working with various property groups in the UK.

Jean Carter
Tax Manager

Jean joined TS Partners in April 2022. She is part qualified in AAT and ATT with over 5 years of experience in personal Tax. Jean is now heavily involved with the financial aspect of R&D Tax Credits.

Emma Meffe MAAT

Emma joined TS Partners as an apprentice in 2014. She studied for her AAT qualification and a Business Admin course, fully qualifying for both in April 2018. Upon qualifying, Emma became a full member of AAT and was recently approved as a licensed accountant and bookkeeper in March 2020.

Darren Burns MAAT

Darren joined our team in January 2018. He completed his AAT Level 4 Qualification in 2010 whilst attending Richard Huish College. Since then, Darren has gone on to work in various industries of accountancy as well as in practice, including stints in the motor and building trades.

Ellie Tidborough MAAT

Ellie started working for TS Partners in September 2018 and recently gained her level 4 AAT qualification at Huish.

Waleed Bin Talha

Waleed is a Chartered Certified Accountant with over three years of diversified experience in Accounting and Taxation, working with international clients.

Rubab Ali ACCA

Rubab joined TS Partners in Dec 2022. She is fully qualified in ACCA with experience in book-keeping, VAT, and accounts payable management. Rubab is now working with the tax team on R&D tax credits and self-assessments.

Bilawal Bilal

Bilawal has over six years of experience in accounting and finance, having worked with clients from all sectors.

Badar Naveed

Badar is a Chartered Certified Accountant with over four years of diversified experience in accounts, audit and taxation, working with international clients.

Shehzad Ali FCCA

Shehzad completed his ACCA in 2017 and has been working since then. He has worked with multiple practices before joining TS Partners in March 2022. He currently assists with the financial aspect of R&D Tax Credits and accounting for limited companies.

Peter Jones
Accounts Assistant

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.

Cherry Mortimore AATQB

Cherry has had a long and varied career before starting her bookkeeping journey in 2010, culminating in her becoming a bookkeeper in 2017. She has since completed her AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification in advanced

Mel Menagh
Accounts Assistant

Mel joined our Newton Abbot office in September 2020 after several years working abroad. Since working with TS Partners, she has gained her AAT Level 3 diploma in Accounting.

Jordan Tournoff
Accounts Assistant

Jordan joined the practice at the Wellington office in October 2022. He is currently finishing his level 3 AAT studies at Richard Huish College and plans to carry on to level 4 in the near future.

Jade Pinder
Payroll and VAT Manager

Jade joined the practice in September 2018 and currently looks after the Newton Abbot office’s payroll and VAT for clients.

Elisha Holmes
Payroll Administrator

Elisha joined our Wellington branch in September 2021 after finishing her degree. She supports our payroll and administration teams.

Hafiza Shazma ACCA
Payroll Accountant

Shazma is a proficient Payroll Accountant holding ACCA qualification. With a strong foundation in accounting and meticulous attention to detail, she ensures precision and compliance in all payroll matters. She has a proven track record of handling complex affairs and specialises in liaising with HM Revenue & Customs.

Caitlin Edwards
Client & Accounts Administrator

Based in our Plymouth office, Caitlin joined TS Partners in February 2021. Caitlin is involved in all facets of clerical and admin support for client onboarding and our accounts team.

Rachel Munn
Client Support Administrator

Rachel joined TS Partners at the start of 2020 after working in various administration and sales roles across the South West.

Briony Perry-Jones
Client & Office Administrator

Briony joined TS Partners in September 2019, alongside continuing her studies in Business Administration at Richard Huish.  Briony has successfully completed her apprenticeship and supports the business with all facets of client and office clerical tasks.

Zarmeen Khan ACCA
Billing Analyst

Zarmeen is a dedicated accounting professional who achieved membership with ACCA in Feb23.  She has been working as a Billing Analyst at TS Partners since Apr23, managing and optimising the billing processes of TS Partners.

Anna Newport

Anna Newport is a solicitor and director of Newport Land and Law. Along with decades of experience, Anna also has the radical belief that accessing legal support should be a pleasant experience for everyone involved. Whether you need support in a property transaction or are planning for the future, you can rely on Newport Land and Law to treat you like the individual you are.

Geoff Rogers
Consultant FCA

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.

Sam Allnutt
Professional Mortgage Advisor

Samantha Allnutt is our mortgage advisor who has been in financial services for over 20 years. Sam has a wealth of experience and offers a no-obligation mortgage and protection review, with access to the whole of the market and provides the highest level of service in the industry, advice and recommendations.

James Garside
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.

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