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Meet The Team

Our team are very knowledgeable in many areas of the profession enabling them to use their experience to help you make a success of your business. We all work closely together to ensure that unified support is provided to you whenever you need it.

Sue Naish FCCA


Sue has worked in accountancy for over 30 years and is the granddaughter of the founder of the Practice. As a Chartered Certified Accountant her experience enables her to advise owner managed businesses in all aspects of their accountancy, tax and business affairs. She acts for a broad range of clients from sole traders to limited companies, who are engaged in diversified activities, such as, the building and hospitality industries; business, design and recruitment consultancies; retail (online and on the high street), buy-to-let landlords and foster carers.

When away from the office Sue enjoys tennis, skiing and spending time with her family and friends.

Jamal Arshad BA(Hons), FCCA


Jamal has worked in practice for over 25 years having qualified with a firm in central London. He has worked in various London firms before establishing his own practice in 2007 locally. He specialises in start-ups, charities and property investment clients. Jamal has a broad experience of advising clients in accountancy, tax and business matters.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family and friends and travelling abroad.

Nicola Thorp FCCA

Accounts Manager

Responsible for overseeing the office accounts team, reviewing and finalising accounts and tax returns for a wide variety of clients.

Daryl Alexander

Payroll Manager, VAT & Bookkeeping Assistant

Daryl has over 10 years bookkeeping experience.  She is responsible for preparing clients VAT Returns, cloud bookkeeping and running their payroll.  She also helps with the preparation of clients annual accounts.

In her spare time Daryl enjoys hot yoga, holidays and socialising with friends and family.

Phoebe Harvey

Accounts Assistant

Whilst working with us, Phoebe is also studying in the evenings and is in the final year of her AAT exams. Phoebe’s main role in the Practice is preparing draft accounts for review by her manager and then signed off by one of the Partners.

In Phoebe’s spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Ecaterina Florea

Payroll Assistant

Jackie Windsor-Daly

Admin and Credit Controller

Jackie is our Administrator/Credit Controller and PA to the Partners, making her the first point of contact with clients.

Jackie enjoys keeping fit and on occasions will walk to work, which is approximately a 4 mile round trip. In her spare time she loves spending time with friends and family.

Steve Garner


Steve has over 45 years experience in the Accountancy profession and is the son of the founder. Dealing with owner managed businesses and personal tax clients, he ensures that their accounts and tax affairs are kept up to date.

Now semi-retired from the accountancy world, Steve plays guitar in a covers band called High Frequency. They perform in local pubs and clubs as well as private parties and weddings.

Michael Sayers FCCA CTA


Mike is a Chartered Certified Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. He has over 40 years experience in the accountancy profession.

Before returning to S D Garner + Co, Mike was engaged in various diverse commercial organisations, including some at board level, bringing with him a wide range of commercial experience. Mike oversees a diverse portfolio of clients.

Now semi-retired, Mike enjoys jazz and is an avowed Francophile.

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