Our People - Studholme Bell

The people that matter

We have a wealth of cross-team experience and accountancy knowledge to help you, underpinned by a wide range of industry-approved qualifications. We’re also proud of our hidden talents which help to make us a more rounded team.

Alex Bell

Founding Director

Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) and MAAT member Alex gives businesses and individuals a better understanding of their financials. He and the team can help your business grow by covering everything, from your accounts and tax liabilities to credit ratings and external influences.

Richard Barnes


Fellow Certified Chartered Accountant (FCCA) practitioner, Richard is a real expert at helping clients through the legislative maze of taxation and financial reporting. He claims that it is a massively rewarding job and not in any way ‘geeky’.

Lesley Mckay


ICAEW Chartered Accountant, Lesley has been helping clients at Studholme-Bell for over ten years. She heads up our Audit department and her comprehensive approach makes Lesley the ‘go-to’ person for valuable insight into the effectiveness of clients’ financial systems.

Julia Roberts

Practice Manager

Julia is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the office, providing support and control whilst ensuring that all your important accounting deadlines are met. Julia has attained a Diploma in Higher Education in Accounting and Finance, City and Guilds in Computerised Accounts, and is ACCA Part Qualified.

Alison Bell

Company Secretary and Credit Control Manager

Jackie Brindle

Senior Administrator

Victoria Horner


Laura Jeffrey

Payroll Manager

Diana Balintne Durai

Payroll Administrator

Laura Clayton

Accountant (ACCA)

Amber Wilson


Joe Robinson


Kelly-dee Towriess


Adam Lawrence

Accountant (ACCA)

Emma Hayes

Accounts Assistant

Sally Ryan

Trainee Accountant

Dan Murray

Trainee Accountant

Kelsey Innes