Ian Harrison
DIRECTOR BA (Hons) FCA
Ian became a partner in 2008 having followed in the footsteps of his father, John Harrison, a partner at Rawcliffe’s for over 30 years and Ian was also a prize winning student during his studies with ICAEW. He is currently an Audit partner within the practice and is highly experienced in trust, estate and charity work.
Kirsten Shearer
DIRECTOR BA (Hons) ACA
A specialist in the audit of solicitors’ practices and other professional businesses, Kirsten became a partner in 2011. She deals with all general accountancy and taxation matters and is a specialist accountancy practitioner in the medical sector. Kirsten was also a prize winning student during her studies with ICAEW. As a partner Kirsten always endeavours to exemplify best practice and promote equal opportunities. Kirsten loves spending time with her two sons, as well as skiing and eating out.
Joseph Tantram
DIRECTOR BA (Hons) FCCA, ACA
Not only is Joe a specialist in business development and recovery; he is also able to give expert advice for start-ups as well as on the appropriate legal framework for any type of business. Joe was welcomed as a partner in 2008 and is passionate about delivering high standards and developing services within the practice. He recently became a father for a second time and enjoys spending time with his two sons and playing squash.
Malcolm Ashton
DIRECTOR ACA
Malcolm joined Rawcliffe & Co in 1976 and having qualified as a Chartered Accountant was admitted as a partner in 1983. He now deals with all general accountancy and taxation matters and statutory audits. In his spare time Malcolm enjoys cooking, eating out and spending time with his family.
Kevin Hendrickx
MANAGER BA(HONS) ACC, ACCA
Kevin began working for Rawcliffe & Co in 2010. He is a Manager for the Accounts Team and he is training towards his certified qualification. Kevin is an avid gamer and movie buff. He also likes reading and taking care of his cats and dogs. In July 2015 Kevin became a Xero Certified Advisor.
Adrian Rossik
ASSISTANT MANAGER
Adrian joined Rawcliffe & Co in July of 2011. He is an Assistant Manager for the Accounts preparation department and also a ACCA Trainee. Outside of work, Adrian loves to spend time with his children.
Rebecca Thompson
SUPERVISOR BA(HONS), AAT
Rebecca is a Supervisor for our Accounts Preparation Team and has worked at Rawcliffe & Co since August 2012. Rebecca is AAT qualified and achieved a First Class BA hons degree in accounting in 2014. She is currently studying for her ACCA qualification. Rebecca enjoys watching football, snooker and F1 in her free time as well as spending time with her niece and nephews. In 2015 Rebecca became a Xero Certified Advisor.
Adam Mattison
ACCOUNTS PREPARATION CLERK MAAT
Adam is AAT qualified and highly skilled in completing business accounts, personal and partnership tax returns, VAT returns and audits. Adam is also highly skilled in bass guitar and can regularly be seen on weekends playing at various venues around Blackpool with his rock band. In 2015 Adam became a Xero Certified Advisor.
Michael Moulding
ACCOUNTS PREPARATION CLERK
Michael began working as an Accounts Preparation Clerk for Rawcliffe & Co in August of 2014 and is currently studying for his AAT level 2 qualification. This role includes preparing and submitting VAT returns, accounts and personal tax returns. Michael loves football and is a massive Liverpool FC fan. He also enjoys watching films, reading and gaming. In 2015 Michael became a Xero Certified Advisor.
Jim Baker
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Jim began working for Rawcliffe and Co in January of 2017 as our Business Development Manager. Jim enjoys eating out, tinkering modified cars and partaking in track days!
Phillip Owen
CORPORATE FINANCE CONSULTANT
Phil decided to take early retirement from Barclays in the summer of 2017 after 36 years’ service with the last 15 years being Corporate Relationship Director in the Lancashire and Cumbria Team. Phil gets great satisfaction coaching, mentoring and playing the devil’s advocate with businesses to make sure they perform at the highest level. We were delighted when he agreed to become our Corporate Finance Consultant in 2017; his father, Michael had been a senior partner at Rawcliffe's for 40 years.
Paul Wigan
CONSULTANT ACA
Paul trained with the long-established local practice of Goorney & Taylor, which was acquired by Rawcliffe’s in 2011, subsequently becoming a consultant. Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1981 and specialises in small business accounts and personal taxation. In his spare time Paul enjoys photography and travel. He is a trustee of the Blackpool Heritage Trust and is on the committees of the Fylde Tramway Society and the North Western & Yorkshire branch of the Omnibus Society.
Christine Gilbert
PAYROLL CLERK
Christine joined in November 2001 and her role includes bookkeeping, VAT Returns –and Payroll. In her spare time Christine likes to play darts, crafts, going to concerts socialising with friends and family taking part in 5k runs for cancer research.
Paul Mason
ACCOUNTANT/ AUDITOR FMATT
Paul joined the Rawcliffe's team in 1989 as an Accounts Preparation Clerk. He developed his experience in auditing and compliance for companies and has been a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians for 25 years.
Andrea Rossikova
PAYROLL CLERK
Andrea commenced work at Rawcliffe’s in March of 2017 as a Payroll Clerk and is studying the Sage 50 Payroll Self Study Course. Andrea likes to read and garden in her spare time as well as walking in the park with her children.
Stephen Cocker
AUTO-ENROLMENT ADVISER / PAYROLL & ACCOUNTS CLERK
Steve is a member of our in house Auto-Enrolment team and sets up NEST pension schemes for companies and organisations to satisfy their auto enrolment duties. He also works within our Accounts Preparation team and Payroll Services. Steve enjoys watching Football, Formula 1 and rugby as well as travelling with his partner.
Linda Adams
In 1990 Linda began working as a secretary with Goorney & Taylor (acquired by Rawclife & Co in 2011). Linda’s main duties are collating information, preparation and filing of self-assessment tax returns, keeping the company diary to ensure filing deadlines are met and general office duties and correspondence. In her spare time Linda’s main hobby is fell walking and she runs a fell walking club with her husband. Linda also enjoys birdwatching and attending Zumba classes.
Fern Wild
FRONT DESK | BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Fern is our Business Development Manager in addition to working on the front desk at our Blackpool Office. Many of you may have already spoken to Fern as hers is the lovely voice that first greets you on the telephone when calling Rawcliffe & Co. Fern really enjoys working in business & finance and wishes to further her career in this sector through attaining the relevant qualifications. When she’s not entertaining everyone at Rawcliffe HQ Fern loves going to the gym, sunny holidays and spending time with her friends.
Corey Harrison
ACCOUNTS PREPARATION CLERK
Corey joined the Accounts Preparation Team in 2016 and his role includes preparing and submitting VAT returns, accounts and personal tax returns. In his spare time Corey like watching films and gaming.
Vikki Sherouse
DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER BA(HONS)
Vikki began working for Rawcliffe & Co in August 2014. Her role includes managing Rawcliffe’s website, social media assets and email campaigns. In her spare time Vikki enjoys upcycling, movies, walking and spending time with her family.
Lisa Walters
ACCOUNTS PREPARATION CLERK
Lisa joined the team in 2017 and is qualified in all 4 levels of AAT. Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and creating stained glass.
Steven Reid
ACCOUNTS PREPARATION CLERK
Stephen joined our Accounts Preparation team in 2017 and has an AAT Level 2 Certificate. In his free time Stephen enjoys arts and crafts as well as gaming.

Robert Hallett
ACCOUNTS PREPARATION CLERK BA (Hons)
Robert began working in our Accounts Preparation team in October of 2016. In his spare time Robert likes to play the Guitar as well as video games.
Morgan Greaves-Thomas
APPRENTICE
Morgan joined the team as an Apprentice in June 2016 and works in our VAT department. He is currently studying for his AAT Level 2. Morgan spends his free time playing football, participating in athletics and spending time with his friends and family.
David Upward
ACCOUNTS PREPARATION CLERK
David came to work for Edward Rawcliffe & Co straight from school in 1971 and has been with the practice ever since. He deals with accounts preparation, corporation tax, VAT and has also helped develop software packages. In his spare time David likes gardening, DIY and maintaining his tropical aquarium.

Rawcliffe & Co work closely with the North West Group who offer a range of services from fully authorised Independent Financial Advice through to Commercial Funding Expertise.

Kevan Reid
DIRECTOR
Kevan Reid worked as a Relationship/Business Development Manager with major banks for over a decade. He is now a Director for North West Commercial Solutions and is an expert in Commercial Banking, Credit Risk, Invoice Discounting and Portfolio Management.
Karl Berry
DIRECTOR
Karl Berry has worked in Financial Services since 1987, as both a restricted, and Independent Financial Adviser, for large Insurance Companies and Major High Street Banks. He is now a Director for North West Financial Solutions and still actively advising on Corporate and Personal Financial Planning.
Debbie
OFFICE MANAGER
Donna Burns
DIRECTOR
Donna Burns has over 20 years experience working for large Insurance Companies and High Street Banks, as both a restricted and Independent Financial Advisor. Donna is able to deliver expert Independent Financial Advice for Businesses and Individuals.
Matt Holland
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Matt worked with a major bank for over 30 years as a Business Relationship Manager in Preston and on the Fylde Coast. He is a highly experienced Advisor who has enabled many businesses to achieve growth over the years. Matt enjoys building strong relationships with clients and will always strive to help them secure the right finance.