Meet the team

  • Gareth Murfin BA (Hons) FCCA

  • Director

Gareth is a qualified chartered certified accountant and has over 20 years’ experience in the accounting and finance industry.

He has worked with a wide range of creative clients, from number-one selling artists and BAFTA winners to freelance designers and fashion photographers.

His down-to-earth approach and sound advice enable small businesses and individuals to achieve their potential.

  • Roy Davis FCA

  • Partner

Roy qualified with one of the top 10 accountancy firms in London and is the Practice’s Registered Auditor.

With over 30 years’ of experience and great knowledge within this field, Roy is invaluable to his clients and is always on hand to provide support and advice when needed. He has overall responsibility and management of the Audit assignments within the Practice to ensure the audit work is carried out to the highest of standards.

  • Eric Longley

  • Tax Director

As an ex-inspector of taxes, Eric has a keen awareness of HMRC which he uses to guide clients away from areas that might risk a challenge. His experience includes managing director of legendary Factory Records and management of several bands.

Eric heads up our tax services group providing both compliance and planning advice where he is able to call on his considerable tax and music industry knowledge and experience. An entertaining and informative speaker, Eric is often invited to address various bodies regarding the vagaries of the music industry.

A seasoned practitioner in the music industry and if you by chance get to meet him we are sure he will regale you with tales of his experiences before sorting out your tax problems for you.

  • Michael Holmes

  • Associate Director

Michael has a 30-year career as an accountant in professional services firms including 15 years as the finance director of Grimshaw Architects.

He brings a wealth of experience and he understands the issues that affect small to medium-sized architectural businesses.

  • Graham Cook

  • Associate Director

Graham is a highly experienced accountant who has a wealth of knowledge across many industries, including film, design and the architectural sector.

He has worked internationally in East Asia, as well as in London, and understands the practical requirements of the running of all types and sizes of business, as well as statutory compliance.

  • Laiman Tang FCCA

  • Audit Manager

Laiman Tang has worked with Roy since 2006 and has assisted Graham on the audits of both Grimshaw and Richard Rogers.

She has also worked on the audit of HMKM for one of Roy’s fellow Partners.

Laiman is meticulous and accurate as well as being experienced in the audit of Architectural firms.

  • Alison Bullyment FCCA

  • Head of Accounts

Alison brings over 25 years of knowledge to the Whitemoor Davis team.

With a wealth of media experience gained at a top 10 firm, she’s worked for bands, charities, theatres and producers amongst others.

Alison enjoys watching live music in and around London.

  • Tristan Roussel

  • Audit Manager

Tristan joined WD Audit in 2019 and has worked with Roy for the last 8 years, he has been maintaining and building the Audit side of the business through his professional approach and enthusiastic manner. Having grown up in France, Tristan also maintains a very strong international link and therefore is able to advise clients both in the UK and overseas.

Tristan’s experience within Audit has taught him the importance of offering bespoke solutions to gain the trust and confidence of clients and allowing the Audits to be as seamless and unobtrusive as possible.

  • Jamie Fowler

  • Manager, Belper office

Jamie is the manager of the Derbyshire office at Whitemoor Davis.

He brings a vast amount of IT knowledge and can advise on accounting systems for our clients. Jamie is currently studying for his ACCA qualification.

Jamie is passionate about dance and teaches in his spare time. He also takes a keen interest in economics and politics.

  • Alex Rowley

  • Senior Team Leader

Alex, currently studying towards his final ACCA exams, is a senior team lead at our London office.

One of his main focal points is the management of clients in the music industry, working on business management, tour accounting and statutory reporting on a daily basis.

Alex has a keen interest in all things music, finance and sports.

  • Abigail McIntyre

  • Office Manager

Abigail works as PA for the Company Directors and takes care of internal matters for Whitemoor Davis.

She is passionate about swimming and is a qualified swimming teacher and teaches in her spare time.

Abigail also loves going to concerts and music festivals.

  • Jade Blount

  • Team Leader, Belper office

Jade is based in our Derbyshire office and works with a number of general businesses, dealing with a range of issues from VAT, accounts and PAYE. She is currently studying for her ACCA qualification, after completing her AAT exams.

Outside of work, Jade likes to travel (especially city breaks), she attends music festivals and enjoys walking her two dogs.

  • Jenny Heselden BSc

  • Semi Senior

Jenny comes from a background in physiotherapy. She works closely with the senior team, inputting and processing data and performing administrative tasks. She is currently studying for her ACA qualification.

Jenny enjoys creative writing and a variety of arts and craft activities.

  • Matthew Jasina

  • Assistant Tax Manager

Matthew is currently studying ACCA with the aim of completing the ATT-CTA pathway, in order to become a certified chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor.

He has a mix of experience and knowledge in both accounting and taxation spanning nearly 10yrs, currently with a focus on personal and company tax.

Matthew is a passionate philatelist and has a wide range of interests including collecting Pokémon cards, history, and playing sports such as volleyball and handball.

  • Ben Calcutt

  • Accounts Semi Senior

Ben has 9 years’ experience as an accounts assistant. He is currently studying for his ACCA qualification.

In his free time he enjoys cooking, camping and spending time with his friends and family.

  • Nazifa Khatun

  • Accounts Semi Senior

Nazifa is currently studying ACCA to become a chartered accountant.

In her free time she likes painting, exercising and watching movies.

  • Luke Shaw

  • Audit Senior

Luke works within WD Audit and is currently studying to become a chartered accountant. He is responsible for conducting audits and preparing accounts for unaudited clients.

In his free time, he likes to play basketball, golf and eat his way around London.

  • Saimah Begum

  • Audit Senior

Saimah is an ACCA affiliate with many years of experience preparing financial statements, VAT and corporation tax returns as well as bookkeeping. She is currently responsible for conducting audits and preparing accounts for unaudited clients.

Saimah’s interests include travelling and going to concerts.

  • Ellie Nayler

  • Accounts Assistant

Ellie works mainly with musicians in preparing and advising on accounts including VAT accounting.

Ellie is passionate about beauty and she’s a qualified make-up artist and nail technician.

She loves going to concerts, raves and music festivals.

  • Natasha Morrill

  • Assistant Accountant / Bookkeeper

Natasha is based in our Derbyshire office and works with a number of our Midlands clients, dealing with bookkeeping, accounts, VAT and self assessments.

Natasha has over three years experience in practice and brings a vast amount knowledge working with small businesses.

She loves spending time with her two children and partner, going on family holidays and enjoying days out.

  • Shabnam Amini

  • Assistant Accountant

Shabnam is currently studying towards her final AAT level 4 qualification and is looking forward to starting ACCA to become a chartered accountant.

She has 5 years’ experience preparing financial statements, payroll, self-assessment VAT, and corporation tax returns, as well as bookkeeping.

In her free time, she likes shopping, listening to music, and watching movies.

  • Kavinda Boralugoda BA

  • Accounts Assistant

Kavinda is an Accounting and Financial Management graduate, keen to begin his career at Whitemoor Davis.

He is an active person who loves sports. With a background in running, football and swimming at county level and for his university team.

In his spare time, he enjoys training at the gym and socialising with his friends.

  • Aaliyah Latona BA

  • Assistant Accountant

Aaliyah is a Middlesex University graduate in Accounting and Finance, and is part AAT qualified (Levels 2 & 3).

With 3 years industry experience, she deals with accounts, bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and self assessments.

In her spare time she loves to listen to music and watch movies. She enjoys trying different types of food, reading and spending time with her family. She also likes travelling abroad on family holidays.

  • Becky Allison

  • Accounts Assistant

Becky is currently completing her level 4 studies with EMA.

Outside of work she loves watching movies, listening to music, and reading one of the many books she owns. The thing Becky loves to do most is to spend time with family, friends and walking her dog Pepper.

  • Raiyan Chowdhury

  • Tax Apprentice

Raiyan is doing an AAT apprenticeship with Whitemoor Davis.

His interests are playing football and going to the gym. He also likes going out and listening to music.

  • Leah Wilders

  • Accounts Assistant

Leah is studying for her AAT level 3 qualification with EMA.

She loves travelling, going to concerts and watching movies.

Outside of work, she spends most of her time either at the gym or with friends, family and her dogs.

  • Denise Fowler

  • Payroll

Denise works on providing payroll services for our clients.

She has a keen interest in dance and a love of rock music.