David Shadwell, an experienced financial services sector and SME business adviser, has been appointed as Partner within Chiene + Tait’s (C+T) Accounts and Business Support team. A University of Edinburgh graduate, he returns to the UK after a nine year spell in New Zealand.
David initially trained and qualified with a Big 4 firm in the Isle of Man, where he spent 14 years working in senior accountancy roles. In 2011 he relocated to Wellington, New Zealand to take on a Partner role within a Big 4 firm. He joins C+T from Findex, one of Australasia’s largest advisory firms, where he served as Managing Partner.
David will be based at C+T’s Edinburgh office where he will work alongside Partner Jeremy Chittleburgh, the firm’s Head of Accounts and Business Support team.
Commenting on his appointment, David said: “I’m delighted to be back in Edinburgh and joining the impressive team at Chiene + Tait after nine fantastic years abroad. I look forward to working closely with my new colleagues, building on my experience and helping further develop the firm’s business.”
Jeremy Chittleburgh Senior Partner and the firm’s Head of C+T Accounts and Business Support team said: “We warmly welcome David, who brings a high level of international experience to the firm, particularly within the financial services and SME sectors. Despite the challenges of operating in the current pandemic, our team continues to grow and support our clients through this unprecedented time.”