Our Team

We’re proud of our heritage & the continuity of service provided to our clients over many years. Our team is a mix of long term experience & new young talent!

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Jon Baggot FCCA


Jon is the managing director and splits his time between the Salisbury and Dibden offices overseeing a portfolio of clients from all business sectors. Jon spends most of his time helping clients with business development and advanced tax planning. He is also the firm’s audit senior. Jon also ensures we keep up to date with technological advancements that will improve our service and our clients’ experience.

Outside of work Jon is a keen cyclist, cycling to work most days and mountain biking at the weekends. Jon also plays guitar at a local Blues Jam!


Rob Charlton FCCA


After achieving a BA (Hons) degree in Accountancy at Southampton Solent University Rob trained and qualified with the firm and became a director in 2013. Rob splits his time between the Salisbury and Dibden offices and oversees a portfolio of clients from all business sectors. Rob helps clients with advanced tax planning and business development, getting involved with the firm’s strategy and development too.

Outside of work Rob is a keen golfer with a handicap of 21 and loves watching Premier League football!


David Nelson ACCA

Accounts Manager

David has recently joined our team in 2020.  After leaving behind a career in retail, he has gained a range of accounting experience over the last 10 years  including bookkeeping, payroll, VAT, tax and accounts production (including group accounts).  David is a fan of jaffa cakes, Earl Grey tea, puns and dad jokes and Liverpool Football Club.  He plays chess competitively for Southampton which he says is fun.



Chris Morris AATQB

Accounts Trainee

Chris recently joined the firm as a trainee accountant and is hoping to achieve his AAT accounting technician qualification by the end of 2018. Chris carries out bookkeeping and accounts preparation and will also be helping us implement cloud based solutions for clients and with marketing.

Outside of work Chris is an avid motor sport fan and also plays tennis in fair weather!


Andrea Blake FIAB

Tax & Accounts Manager

Andrea joined the practice in June 2021 and is a part-qualified accountant with ten year’s experience in bookkeeping and accounts.  After having her two sons in 2004 & 2005, Andrea re-trained as a bookkeeper while they were small and at school and hasn’t looked back since.  She is looking to complete her ACCA qualification in the coming months.  Outside of the office she’s a keen motorcyclist and Arsenal fan!



Brian Davis FMAAT

Tax & Accounts Manager

Brian joined the practice in 1972. Qualifying as an Accounting Technician Brian has since developed his interest in personal and business taxation. Now specialising in this area Brian has a comprehensive knowledge of the UK tax system and deals with the more complex taxation matters including advising on residency and overseas tax issues. Brian’s understanding of all aspects of company and personal tax planning provides a valuable resource to the practice and a valuable service to our clients.

Outside of work Brian does a ridiculous amount of running and cycling and is superfit!


David Tibbles

Tax & Accounts Manager

David has over 30 years experience as a financial accountant and provides a valuable service preparing accounts and carrying out tax work. David balances this role with helping to raise his young family and works flexible hours to ensure that the clients for whom he is responsible receive a service that is both prompt and to their best advantage.

Outside of work, David has a keen interest in the countryside and spends any spare time with his wife and children!


Chris Miles BA (Hons) CeMAP DipPFS

Independent Financial Adviser – Continuum Financial Services

Chris works alongside Numeric Accounting to offer Wealth Management services to protect businesses and secure their future in as tax efficient manner as possible. As part of his expertise and ongoing service, he can also help to make things very simple for you to keep track of all of your financial plans in one place. Chris has been a financial adviser for over 14 years and in his spare time tries to play golf, keeps fit and enjoys good coffee.



Christine Mears

Payroll Administrator

Chris runs the practice payroll bureau based at the Dibden office. This provides a complete outsourced payroll solution for clients in the Salisbury, Southampton and New Forest areas. If you have any queries regarding payroll or your PAYE obligations, Chris is the expert. Chris also assists with practice administration.

Outside of work Chris enjoys spending time outdoors. She also sings in the Southampton Rock Choir and was lucky enough to record with them at Abbey Road Studios!


Lorraine Russell

Company Secretarial

Lorraine is in charge of company secretarial and helps our clients to keep up with their statutory duties. She is also the friendly face that greets our clients, working on reception in Dibden throughout the week.

Outside of work Lorraine is a keen photographer and has won several awards for her work, examples of which can be seen displayed in both offices!


“The whole point of having an accountant is to add value to your business…”