Meet the team
Andy qualified with Leonard Gold after graduation before joining an international accountancy practice in London. Andy returned to Leonard Gold to become a partner in 1989. As well as being a Chartered Accountant he is also an Independent Financial Advisor. Outside work, Andy is heavily involved in Portsmouth Cricket Club and still plays both indoor and outdoor cricket throughout the year.
Julie is a partner at Leonard Gold and a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant. She joined the firm in 1998 having already gained around 10 years experience working in the audit and tax field with local businesses.
Julie is working primarily with small and medium sized businesses throughout Portsmouth, Hampshire and beyond providing pro active tax advice, business support and audit services.
Julie understands that it is important to work closely with her clients and build long-lasting business relationships in order to understand her clients’ needs and support them in achieving their own goals.
As well as helping businesses, Julie also works extensively with Charities, Trusts, individuals and their families.
At Leonard Gold we are able to provide our clients with professional financial planning advice. Nas is our Financial Services partner and provides general financial planning advice, but with a particular emphasis on investment planning and retirement planning. Nas has been with the firm since 1999.
He is a keen sports enthusiast and enjoys participating in racket ball, tennis and cycling.
Martin qualified as a chartered accountant in 1989 with Price Waterhouse. He has been operating his own accountancy practice since 1994 and has recently merged his Portsmouth office into Leonard Gold where he is a partner. As a general practitioner, Martin works with businesses operating in many industries ranging from property and construction, pharmaceuticals and nursing and care homes. He also assists clients in the “hi tech” sector and is a specialist in research and development tax credit calculations. Martin always looks to identify optimum profit maximisation and extraction strategies for each of his clients
Marti is an experienced ACA qualified Tax and Accounts Manager joining us from Jackson Green Carter. Marti works on a range of clients from sole traders to limited companies covering all aspects of the technical work. With her friendly approach, she is focused on building and maintaining strong relationships with her clients.
Tara joined Leonard Gold after graduating from the University of Plymouth in 1997. She completed her training and qualified as a Certified Chartered Accountant in 2001.
Tara works with a wide range of clients including sole traders, limited companies and charities.
Tara lives locally with her husband and two young children and is on the committee of her local community pre-school.
Keighley joined the firm in 2013, having qualified in 2012. She has a lot of experience working with a wide range of clients for their various accounting, audit and tax needs.
Keighley enjoys netball and cycling (albeit a fair weather cyclist).
Jane joined Leonard Gold as a trainee in 1996, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2000 and as a Chartered Tax Adviser in 2006. Jane deals with a wide range of business and tax clients, as well as advising on more complex tax matters. Jane enjoys helping clients to tackle the problems and opportunities they face as their business and taxation circumstances change.
Leanne is a Client Manager with Leonard Gold and Manager of Carter Gold Limited, the book-keeping and payroll arm of Leonard Gold . She worked in banking for 21 years after which she completed a degree at Portsmouth University before joining Leonard Gold in 2005.
I enjoy working with a great and professional team and being the link between the book-keeping/payroll and the accounting sides of the business.
Leanne has two great children and family who understand her need to keep busy.