Christopher Lowe BSc (Hons) FCA : Director
A founding partner of Camfield Chapman Lowe, Chris is a graduate of the University of London. Following university he joined an international firm of accountants in the City of London, where he qualified as a chartered accountant and is now both a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and a member of the ICAEW Corporate Finance and Auditing Faculties.
Chris is a specialist in advising start up business and has a particular interest in all aspects of corporate finance, particularly business acquisitions and disposals. He is a forward thinking and proactive accountant, who enjoys working closely with his diverse range of clients, advising them on profit maximisation whilst always seeking tax saving opportunities.
Outside work, Chris closely follows the fortunes of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC & Worcestershire CCC and spends countless hours renovating his period property. He is involved in the work of many local charities and good causes whilst still finding time to spend with his family!
Gill Bland ACCA, ATT : Associate Director
Gill joined Camfield Chapman Lowe in February 2017 with 18 years personal tax experience in public practice.
Gill deals with all aspects of personal tax, preparation of income and partnership tax returns, advising clients of their tax position, preparation of P11D forms, responding to correspondence HMRC enquiries and technical research for the directors.
Outside of work, Gill belongs to a local book club and classic car club. She enjoys travelling, exploring new places, walking, socialising and sampling many different gins!
Ruth Cliff FCA : Senior Accounts Manager
After graduating from the London School of Economics, Ruth spent several years working for the Crown Prosecution Service before changing direction to train as a Chartered Accountant a ‘Big Six’ firm in St Albans. Ruth has 25 years’ experience working for small and medium sized accountancy practices as well as small businesses including third sector not-for-profit organisations.
Whilst having a young family, Ruth ran her own accountancy practice for many years where she dealt with a wide range of clients including high net worth individuals.
Ruth has recently joined Camfield Chapman Lowe and brings with her this significant practical experience and dedicated work ethic to provide sound financial management, reporting and first-class results for our clients.
Whilst she is not working, Ruth enjoys spending time with friends and family, long leisurely lunches and going for long walks with her labradoodle Ralph.
Andrew Lowe BA(Hons) : Manager
Andrew joined Camfield Chapman Lowe following his graduation from Nottingham Trent University with a degree in Business, that specialised in start-up business.
Andrew manages our Cloud Accounting & Bookkeeping Department, his team of staff are responsible for helping clients with day to day bookkeeping, VAT, CIS Returns and management accounts.
With Making Tax Digital just around the corner, Andrew and his team will be liaising with all our clients to make their transition to the Cloud as smooth as possible.
When Andrew is not at work he is either following Wolverhampton Wanderers FC and attends matches as frequently as possible or spending quality time with his family.
Alan Camfield FCA : Consultant
Alan was one of the founding partners of the practice when it was set up in 1996 and after retiring in March 2021 is now working alongside us as a Consultant.
After qualifying as a chartered accountant over 35 years ago, Alan had a brief life as an expat in Bermuda. He then came back to the UK where he has been providing business advisory services to a broad spectrum of SME clients, as well as becoming an acknowledged expert on VAT matters.
Alan enjoys travelling, a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, exploring historical sites, another glass of Sauvignon Blanc, walking, another Blanc and sleeping.
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We are committed to an evidence-led and common-sense approach to containing the coronavirus outbreak and mitigating its impact on employees, customers and our wider business operations.
Please be assured we are preparing for our services to continue as normal. We have business continuity plans in place to minimise the risk of infection and make sure we can continue to deliver a business-as-usual service to our customers should an infection occur at an office. These include implementing clear guidelines for employees, providing support and advice for anyone who needs to self-quarantine, and issuing guidance on following safe hygiene practices across the organisation.
You can find further information on Covid-19 below to keep you updated:
- Guidance for employees, employers and businesses
- Support for business – Scotland
- Government advice to the public
- Number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk in the UK
- Advice from the NHS