Meet Our Team

Matthews Hanton Ltd Team

Matthews Hanton have one partner, three managers and another nine members of staff. This brings together a wider range of skills and experience that many smaller accountancy practices are unable to offer.

Our practice is also a qualified training establishment for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), meaning our staff are constantly learning from our specialists.

Matthews Hanton Partner

Nikki Merridue F.C.C.A

Nikki Merridue F.C.C.A.


Nikki is the managing partner with over 30 years’ experience, dealing with owner managed businesses as well as managing our range of audit services.

Matthews Hanton Client Managers

Lisa Stedman A.C.A.

Lisa Stedman A.C.A.


Lisa is a locally qualified accountant with over thirteen years' experience, specialising in Accounts Production for all types
of businesses.

Paul Coe A.T.T.

Paul Coe A.T.T.


Paul is our tax manager and is very experienced with all the different types of Tax, as well as Payroll.

Guy Witcher M.A.A.T.

Guy Witcher M.A.A.T.


Guy has been working for Matthews Hanton for over 13 years and manages our smaller business clients. Guy also has a detailed knowledge of HR and Payroll.

Sam Pullen M.A.A.T.

Sam Pullen M.A.A.T.


Sam qualified in local practices and enjoys supporting small businesses in all of their accountancy and taxation requirements.


Matthews Hanton Accounting Staff

Karen Fryer A.C.C.A.

Karen Fryer F.C.C.A.


Karen is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has over 20 years experience in accountancy.

Gill Isted M.A.A.T.

Gill Isted M.A.A.T.


Gill is a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and has many years experience in bookkeeping.

Philip Bazley

Philip Bazley


Phil manages our bookkeeping department and also assists with accounts production and company secretarial matters

Jacob Steel

Jacob Steel


Jacob joined Matthews Hanton after getting a distinction in his Business Studies qualification. He deals with Bookkeeping and Payroll.

Robert Pearson

Robert Pearson


Robert has joined our accounts preparation team and will also be assisting our bookkeeping team.

Matthews Hanton Administration Staff

Anne Wild

Anne Wild


Anne looks after the company’s sales ledger and general administrative needs.

Debbie Robinson

Debbie Robinson


Debbie is one of the receptionists at Matthews Hanton and is the first point of contact for our clients.

Laura Brown

Laura Brown


Laura is also a receptionist, having worked at Matthews Hanton for over 20 years.