Mark Fenton FCCA – Director
Mark trained with the practice and qualified in the summer of 2005; he became a partner in 2009 alongside the founder partners where he tapped into their vast experience of over 30 years in the industry. Mark took over the Practice in 2011.
Mark prides himself on knowing his clients, if they have a problem, he wants to know about it and is not your typical accountant.
Outside of the office Mark loves his football and is a big Sheffield Wednesday fan. He’s also a keen runner and has completed runs ranging from 10k to a full marathon.
Eric Kaye QBE – Accounts Manager
Eric started life in the Accountancy profession with Grant Thornton and has over 40 years’ experience in the profession working in accountancy offices in and around the York area.
Eric has an extensive and wide range of knowledge of taxation legislation and reporting requirements for owner-managed business’ regardless of their size or legal status.
Eric has assisted many clients giving advice on starting a business, tax planning during its existence to advising on extraction of funds on cessation.
Outside the office, Eric is keen follower of sport including golf, football and rugby. His other hobbies include travel and socialising.
Julie Trees MAAT – Accounts Senior
Julie is the longest serving employee at Peckitt Ogden & Co and joined the firm over 25 years ago, prior to this she spent a few years at another practice in York.
Julie is a very bubbly character and clients have commented that she always seems to have a smile on her face. Being friendly and approachable is a very important part of our firm’s culture.
In her free time, which is very limited with having two teenage children, you’ll find her head buried in a good book.
Deborah Lowe – Accounts Senior
Deborah would beat Julie for her long service award if you include her career break whilst she brought up her daughters. She returned to the practice in 2005 and has fantastic knowledge of clients’ yester years. Deborah enjoys her dancing and spending time with her two grown up daughters.
Aimi Chester – Bookkeeper
Aimi looks after client’s book-keeping requirements that we perform in-house. Aimi joined the practice back in 1996.
Outside of work Aimi enjoys reading, spending time with her 2 grown up sons and is a big Chelsea fan.
Sophie Bean MAAT – Accounts Semi-Senior
Sophie joined in the summer of 2014. She passed her AAT qualifications in 2018 and is currently studying towards her ACCA qualifications.
She is a keen horse rider and has recently discovered the fabulous world of carriage driving, her free time is spent with the horses.
Liam Crook MAAT – Accounts Semi-Senior
Liam Joined the team after finishing his A-levels in 2015. He is AAT qualified and is currently working towards passing the ACCA exams.
Liam loves spending time in the outdoors mainly with his two spaniels and when he isn’t outside, he’s watching Manchester United, horse racing or boxing.
Sylwia Surowiec – Accounts Assistant
Sylwia comes from Poland where she graduated from University with a degree in Economics in 2012. She has always had a thirst for adventure and believed that living overseas can offer new opportunities, new careers and a new direction......that brought her to York where she has happily settled. She has been living in York for 7 years and is currently studying for AAT level 4 qualification.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time in the countryside and travelling.