John is an FCCA qualified accountant and manages the audit portfolios at Walsall, Cannock and Wolverhampton, alongside supporting some of the wider regional offices. John works with a wide variety of clients across a broad range of sectors. His main specialisms are with larger organisations and family run businesses where he is able to offer help to clients in understanding and achieving their personal and organisational goals. John’s client portfolio ranges from entities turning over annually £5m and up to £400m.
John is always looking to build long term relationships and to understand and assist organisations with the challenges and opportunities they face.
John has over 30 years of audit and accounting experience and 13 of those were spent with KPMG. Having initially qualified with KPMG Birmingham in 2000, where he managed a sizeable client portfolio in the owner managed business sector, he then spent 3 years with KPMG Calgary, Canada and specialised with junior listed clients. More recently he spent 18 months with PwC Birmingham using his specialism, working with one of the world’s largest publicly listed utility companies. He joined Azets, rebranded from CogitalGroup Companies including Baldwins, in February 2018 as a Senior Audit Manager and promoted to Audit Partner in February 2020.
In Johns spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and children and travels regularly to the east coast, he is also a keen cyclist.