Colin qualified with the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW) in 2005 and became a Partner at Naylor Wintersgill Chartered Accountants in August 2014. He manages a growing portfolio of owner-managed businesses and has a particular interest in online accounting.
Colin is an active member of the local business and professional community including the Bradford Business Connections networking group, the Bradford Society of Chartered Accountants committee and more recently, the West Yorkshire Society of Chartered Accountants. He is also a Past President of the Bradford Student Society. Most recently, 2016 has seen Colin take on the role as President of the Bradford Society of Chartered Accountants.
He has a keen interest in encouraging enterprise having worked as an accountancy mentor for the New Enterprise Allowance - a scheme helping long term unemployed people get into self-employment or start up their own business. He has also worked with 16-18 year olds at Woodhouse Grove School as a Young Enterprise Leader and is a regular speaker with Participate Projects – encouraging new start-ups in disadvantaged areas.
Colin was a regular Finance Lecturer on the Goldman Sachs 10k Small Businesses Programme administered by Leeds University Business School.
Outside of work, Colin is a keen hockey player and is currently Treasurer of the Bradford Hockey Club.
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