The EQ Team
With over 70 people employed, EQ has significant strength in depth. Around 40% of these are qualified accountants, delivering a high quality of support and advice to our clients.
The following senior people lead our talented teams in each of our offices.
David Cameron CA
David is the Managing Partner at EQ. His role encompasses a wide variety of responsibilities, both internally for EQ and externally working with clients. He works with a number of our larger corporate clients, managing audit and corporate finance assignments, and in addition he has a particular interest in supporting professional firms in relation to Practice Management and Strategic Development. He was previously a Board member of Dundee Repertory Theatre and is currently on the Board of Dovetail Enterprises - two locally based Charitable organisations.
Mark Gallacher CA
As one of our audit partners, Mark's portfolio is a mixed bag. He acts for a number of SME businesses in a variety of different sectors as well as acting on behalf of numerous 'not for profit' organisations.
For many years, he was on the management committee of a local housing association and was, until recently, Financial Director of Dundee Football Club.
John is an excellent general practitioner who has an enthusiastic approach to working closely with clients and helping them develop their business. His interests lie in supporting clients in improving financial management and information systems in order to achieve greater control and facilitate business and tax planning opportunities. John deals with a wide range of small family businesses and has particular experience in the hospitality and healthcare sectors.
John Langlands FCCA
John epitomises EQ, where clients' needs are his priority. The son of a medical GP, his 'bedside manner' puts clients at ease as he leads them through the complexities of accounting and tax legislation. A member of our tax team, John's client portfolio is wide ranging from construction and property to food and forestry, as well as a significant number of clients involved in healthcare and the professions. John has responsibility for Amber Accounting Services which provides outsourcing solutions for businesses, and he deals with VAT compliance and regularly advises on international issues.
David Morrison CA CTA
David heads up EQ Taxation from our Dundee office, utilising his skill as a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) to develop a quality tax team second to none in the East of Scotland. A qualified CA, David also deals with a large client portfolio with particular emphasis on professional practices, the retail sector and service based business. David has recently retired as a member of Council at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland after six years of service.
Dougie Rae CA
Dougie joined the firm as a qualified CA in 1998, having trained with a large international practice. He plays a significant role in developing and maintaining the firm's audit and assurance services, and has a predominantly corporate client portfolio including many larger corporate clients. He also heads up EQ Technology, working with a wide range of businesses in the gaming, biotechnology, energy and other related sectors.
Graeme Davidson CA
A qualified CA, Graeme joined the firm in 1997, and became a Partner in 2006. He advises clients in many sectors, including retail and agriculture, and his portfolio includes many of the landed estates for whom EQ act. His clients benefit from his specialist taxation advice, however his experience also extends to audit, heading up several such assignments. Graeme has responsibility for staff matters at EQ, and edits our EQ Agriculture Bulletin.
Iain Gordon CA
Iain is a true "home grown" product of EQ, joining the firm from University. During that time he has developed a reputation for providing imaginative tax solutions for various different business sectors, with a particular emphasis on the rural economy. Iain has been a key driver behind EQ's innovative approach to Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) planning and he is also recognised as an authority on Stamp Taxes, Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax. He is at the forefront of EQ's renewables team, advising on numerous projects for both landowners and developers alike.
Alan Tucker FCA
Alan has many years of experience working with predominantly farming clients. His knowledge of the sector is exceptional and his combination of technical excellence and a pragmatic approach, resolves many problems at the earliest stage.
Mark Wilken CA
Mark worked for 10 years as an agricultural consultant with a national firm of advisers before embarking on a career in accountancy in 1998. As a consequence, he is involved in providing accountancy and taxation advice to a portfolio of predominantly farming clients. He is also accredited to provide farm business advice under the Farm Business Adviser Accreditation Scheme for Scotland (FBAASS) and takes a lead in delivering our consultancy services to the agricultural sector.