Meet the team
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holder of the Corporate Finance Institute qualification, David began his distinguished career in 1970 and has developed Price Pearson Chartered Accountants into a large independent practice.
David has extensive corporate finance experience in the buying and selling of companies totalling in the region of £800 million during the last 20 years and is a recognised authority in tax and revenue investigation management. David has extensive experience of representing high-profile clients with discretion and success and is fully qualified to deal with all probate matters.
Chris has been working at Price Pearson for over 30 years. He initially qualified in 1988 and became a member of the board as a director shortly afterwards. Chris specialises in providing tax planning and mentoring advice to larger owned managed businesses, business development advice, finance raising options, R&D tax claims assistance and succession planning.
He is one of the firms’ Responsible Individuals for Audits and heads up as the Senior Statutory Auditor for this specialism within the practice.
His excellent relationships with clients are second to none, who all value his opinion and expertise in his chosen fields. He is also widely known in the local business community through his charity support work.
With over 30 years of experience, Sandra joined our board at Price Pearson as Tax Director in 2003 following our acquisition of Feltons Kidderminster, where she was a senior partner.
Sandra is a recognised authority across many aspects of taxation including personal tax, partnership tax, trusts, IHT, charities and agricultural businesses, as well as being fully qualified to handle probate.
A Fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants and a Chartered Tax Advisor, Sandra is an integral part of the Price Pearson board, and her friendly, professional approach makes her the first port of call for many of the clients, directors and high net worth individuals across the country that entrust Price Pearson, Sandra and her team with their affairs.
Rachel has been an integral part of the Price Pearson team for over 17 years. Qualifying in 2005, Rachel is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Member of the ACCA. As our Accounts Director, Rachel oversees the audit and accounts production for owner managed businesses with turnovers ranging from approximately £250,000 to in excess of £300 million. She is also fully qualified to handle probate matters.
Rachel uses this wealth of knowledge and experience alongside David in the extensive corporate finance and reconstruction work that the firm undertakes.
Peter Rayney practices as an independent tax consultant. His main specialisms are corporate tax, company re-organisations, corporate finance tax (including company sales and acquisitions) and all aspects of owner managed business taxation.
Peter worked at BDO LLP for nearly 20 years, acting most recently as their National Tax Technical Partner.
He is a widely-recognised tax author and lecturer and regularly contributes to the professional press. He won Taxation's 'Tax Writer of the Year' award in 2002 and 2014 and was shortlisted for the award in 2008, 2009, and 2011. Also, in 1994, Peter won the Chartered Institute of Taxation Fellowship Thesis prize for his thesis on ‘Selling companies for a deferred consideration (with particular reference to earn-outs)’. The firm was also short-listed in the 'Tax Consultancy Firm of the Year' at the 2014 Taxation Awards.
Peter currently chairs the ICAEW Tax Faculty's Technical Committee. The Chartered Institute of Taxation has recently appointed him as a member of its council.
Arnold Homer recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW), in recognition of his position as a leading national tax expert. Not only fully qualified in probate matters, Mr Homer is a chartered tax advisor, chartered accountant, trust and estate practitioner, lecturer, author and consultant and was a founder and original author of Tolley’s Tax Guide, regarded without exception as the bible for non-tax expert lawyers and accountants, having produced 26 editions.
For 15 years, he was a lecturer in revenue law for the final Law Society examinations. Mr Homer is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and also on the Institute’s Committee for Owner-Managed Businesses. He is a warden of the Worshipful Company of Tax Advisors in the City of London.
Mark has over 13 years’ experience as an accountant and tax practitioner and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mark specialises in providing corporate tax advice to owner managed businesses on a wide range of matters including company reconstructions, capital allowances and R&D tax relief.
Samantha has more than 20 years of experience in accountancy and audit services. She joined Price Pearson in 2002 and is a fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Now holding the Technical Director position, Samantha specialises in financial reporting, UK GAAP, and Charity SORP and is also responsible for quality assurance.
Jennifer joined the board of directors in April 2017. She began her career with Price Pearson 25 years ago, initially qualified as an Accounting Technician while running the management accounts department. She was integral in the design, selling and supporting of our first software product ‘TaxShield P11D Manager’.
Jennifer then went on to graduate with a Diploma in Direct and Digital Marketing and formed IceBlue and its specialist division, IceBlue Digital. This partnership with Price Pearson has improved technical efficiencies within the practice, communicating technical information in layman’s terms to the board. She is now taking its IT to Microsoft Cloud to ensure it is more secure, more efficient and will make sure the practice stays ahead in an ever changing digital landscape.
Neil became a VAT Consultant at Price Pearson in 2017. With nearly 35 years’ experience in VAT, he has many accolades in recognition of his work, including Taxation Awards Tax Writer of the Year in 2008, as well as the author of Tolley’s annual VAT Planning book from 2005 to 2012.
He has developed a reputation for being able to simplify complex VAT problems and writes for most of the leading tax publications in the UK, including Taxation, CCH Tax News, Accounting Web and Tax Adviser. He has been closely involved with HMRC on a number of VAT policy issues. His specialist areas include VAT on land and property transactions, construction services and partial exemption.