People

Meet our Chairman

Gavin Morton

Gavin Morton is Chairman of Chiene + Tait. A qualified chartered accountant since 1980, Gavin joined the firm in 1985 as its first tax partner. With a diverse portfolio, he specialises in personal and partnership taxation and finance.

Meet our partners

Carol Flockhart

Carol is the Managing Partner of Chiene + Tait. She started her accountancy career at Chiene + Tait as a CA trainee in August 1994. Since her traineeship, Carol has worked through the ranks providing business support and payroll advice to a range of clients, rising to the role of Director in October 2008 and […]

Jeremy Chittleburgh

Jeremy has over 25 years’ of experience acting for a number of the firm’s key clients. He is mainly involved with accountancy, audit and corporate finance client assignments. Jeremy is President of Warrender Baths Club, Honorary Treasurer of Edinburgh World Heritage Trust and former Independent Audit Committee Member of Registers of Scotland. Jeremy is also […]

Helen Mackenzie

Helen Mackenzie is a chartered tax adviser and became a partner in 1996. Helen is responsible for the tax services of the firm, both personal and corporate divisions. She also has specialist knowledge of Value Added Tax, Inheritance Tax and uses this knowledge to support all the Chiene + Tait services, particularly our private client […]

Malcolm Beveridge

Malcolm Beveridge qualified as a chartered accountant in 1992 and joined Chiene + Tait in 1999. In 2007 Malcolm was made a partner. Malcolm’s focus is on expanding the firm’s assurance and accounting services in major areas such as property companies, charities and pension audits.

John Rodger

John Rodger joined Chiene + Tait in 2000 as a CA trainee and on qualification moved to our corporate tax department. He works with clients on corporate tax planning, structuring advice and tax relief claim advice. John also assists our property and corporate work, ensuring that clients are fully up to speed with the latest […]

Neil Norman

Neil specialises in working with clients on tax planning and tax relief claims including Enterprise Investment Schemes, Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes, Share Schemes, Patent Box and Research & Development Tax Credits. Neil also works closely with new start up clients, university spin outs, business accelerators, life science organisations, angel investor networks and entrepreneurs to make […]

Hazel Gough

Hazel specialises in advising individuals, family businesses and trustees in connection with restructuring, succession planning and compliance responsibilities. She is a past chairman of the Chartered Institute of Taxation Scotland Branch and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. She lectures for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland, is the CIOT […]

Rory Kennedy

Rory, qualified in 2005, and works with our private client and rural estates clients.  Rory has practical experience of the estate sector, including working in-house for a heavily diversified rural estate business. Rory works closely with various Chiene + Tait teams to ensure that our clients receive an exceptional tailored service, dedicated to their needs.  […]

Paul Mason

Paul is the Corporate Finance Partner at Chiene + Tait. Paul’s extensive skills and experience have been developed through a number of prominent investment banking roles at Deutsche Bank in London followed by spells at Quayle Munro and Brewin Dolphin in Scotland. He leads our new corporate finance division and advises clients on all aspects […]

Barry Truswell

Barry has over 15 years of audit experience, and joined Chiene + Tait in January 2018 to provide audit and assurance services to SME and corporate sector clients, closely collaborating with Chiene + Tait’s Corporate Finance Partner, Paul Mason and Neil Norman, who leads the firm’s award-winning Entrepreneurial Tax Team

Michelle Fallon

Meet our directors

Dave Roberts

Donna Morris

Iain Masterton

Euan Morrison

Euan joined Chiene + Tait in 2002 as an audit senior having qualified as a Certified Accountant with Dalgliesh and Tullo in Edinburgh. Since then, Euan has progressed to Director level, working in both Audit and Business Support departments. He is a longstanding member of the firm’s Charities and Education specialist group, and is involved […]

Jackie Fraser

Moira McMillan

Shona Fraser

Meet our staff

Alison Lawton

Andrew Young

Anne Paddock

Cameron Hay

Catherine Stewart

Catriona Finnie

Craig Steedman

David Philp

David Smith

Haris Adrees

Heather Walker

Henriette Horvath

Ian Clark

Irene Gray

Jonathan Griffiths

Kathryn Young

Kerry Annand

Kerry Manton

Kerry is responsible for all marketing activities at Chiene + Tait.  After graduating from Napier University, Kerry moved to London and spent 8 years working with various non profit organisations in marketing, communications and business development roles.  She latterly specialised in healthcare marketing, working closely with charities and pharmaceutical companies to promote health campaigns across […]

Kirsty Paton

Neil Cameron

Nicola Williams

Nicola is part of the Entrepreneurial Tax team at Chiene + Tait. She heads up the EIS advice and the tax legal consultancy elements of the team’s work. She regularly advises various angel syndicates, as well as other individuals, investing in start-ups and scale-ups. Nicola provides advice and assistance to law and accounting firms who […]

Richard Clarke

Rupert Tussaud

Stuart Beattie

Yvonne Winchester