Partners Ian Matthews and Jamie Sherman named in Accountancy Age’s 35 under 35
Both of Kingston Smith’s partners who are under 35 have been included in Accountancy Age’s 35 under 35 ranking for 2018.
Jamie Sherman and Ian Matthews feature in the list which highlights the brightest young talent in the accountancy sector who have made outstanding contributions to the profession in their career to date.
Jamie joined the firm as a graduate in 2006. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 2009 and become a partner in November 2015 aged 31.
He heads the AAT recruitment for Kingston Smith and is heavily involved in learning and development. Recently, he led changes to the firm’s training strategy to respond to technological advances impacting the profession.
Specialising in advising professional practices and technology companies, in the past 12 months Jamie has helped clients on a range of assignments, including strategic advice, succession planning and exit strategies.
Ian joined Kingston Smith as a trainee in 2005. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 2008 and became a partner in May 2017 aged 32.
Over the last decade, Ian has advised owner-managed businesses across many sectors which is where his focus still lies. He has particular experience of working with clients in the property, technology and entrepreneurial business sectors.
He has been a driving force behind the founding and development of Redhill Business Guild and last year became its first elected chairman. The guild’s mission is to enhance Redhill as a place to live, work and do business by giving its members the tools they need to be as successful as possible, be it by referrals or by the sharing of knowledge.