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 fourteen 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. He is also very experienced with Payroll processing matters.

Guy Witcher M.A.A.T.

Guy Witcher M.A.A.T.


Guy has been working for Matthews Hanton for over 14 years and manages our smaller business clients. Guy also has a detailed knowledge of Payroll and Bookkeeping systems.

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


Karen works within our bookkeeping and accounts preparation teams and has over 20 years’ experience.

Philip Bazley

Philip Bazley


Phil manages our bookkeeping department and also assists with accounts production. He is currently studying for ACCA exams.

Robert Pearson

Robert Pearson


Rob is a member of our accounts preparation team and will also be assisting our bookkeeping team. He is currently studying AAT.

Jacob Steel

Jacob Steel


Jacob joined Matthews Hanton after getting a distinction in his Business Studies qualification. He deals with Accounts Preparation, Bookkeeping and Payroll and is currently studying AAT.

Rebecca Merridue

Rebecca Merridue


Rebecca is a member of our accounts preparation and bookkeeping teams. She is currently studying ACCA.

Stephen Merridue

Stephen Merridue


Stephen is a member of our accounts preparation and bookkeeping teams. He is currently studying ACCA.

Matthews Hanton Administration Staff

Debbie Robinson

Debbie Robinson


Debbie is one of the receptionists at Matthews Hanton and is the first point of contact for our clients. She is also a member of our Company Secretarial team.

Billie Costello

Billie Costello


Billie is one of the receptionists at Matthews Hanton and assists our team in administrative matters.