Our People

David Cameron BA CA

Managing Partner

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David is the Managing Partner at EQ. His role encompasses a wide variety of responsibilities, both i...

Gail Cowan BSc CA

Partner

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With over twenty-five years of experience in the accountancy world, Gail has a broad knowledge of ow...

Graeme Davidson BA CA

Partner

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A qualified CA, Graeme joined the firm in 1997, and became a Partner in 2006. He advises clients in ...

Mark Gallacher BA CA

Partner

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As one of our audit partners, Mark has an extremely varied portfolio, advising all his clients on a...

Mark Gibson BA CA

Partner

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Mark heads up the firm’s audit function in the Fife offices and utilises his wealth of experience ...

Iain Gordon MA (Hons) CA

Partner

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Our Partnership Chairman, Iain has been a stalwart of our Forfar office for over 20 years, and he is...

Louise Grant BA (Hons) FCCA

Partner

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Louise started with EQ Accountants in 2004, as a trainee. Having trained and qualified with us, she ...

Angela Haig BA CA CTA

Partner

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Angela is a qualified chartered tax adviser and has assisted businesses and individuals with tax pla...

John Langlands FCCA

Partner

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John joined the firm in 1977 and has a wealth of experience in accountancy, tax and business matters...

David Morrison MA CA CTA

Partner

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David is a partner in our Dundee office, from where he heads up EQ Taxation for the firm. A qualifie...

Ross Oliphant FCCA CTA

Partner

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Ross joined EQ as a partner in May 2016 from another firm of accountants. A member of the Associatio...

Dougie Rae BSc (Hons) CA

Partner

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Dougie joined the firm as a qualified CA in 1998, having trained with a large international practice...

Mark Smeaton FCCA

Partner

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Mark is a specialist agricultural accountant and plays a prominent role in the promotion of the firm...

Steven Todd BAcc (Hons) CA

Partner

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Steven Todd is a General Practice Partner, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2000. He wo...

Mark Wilken BSc (Hons) MBA CA

Partner

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Mark worked for 10 years as an agricultural consultant with a national firm of advisers where the ma...

Mark McColgan BA (Hons) ACA

Senior Manager

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Mark has been with EQ since 2003, based in their Forfar office. He is a Senior Manager, qualified s...

Debbie Millar BA ACCA

Senior Manager

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Debbie joined EQ in 2008 and is a Senior Manager within our Forfar office. Debbie has a client portf...

Lynne Vaughan

Senior Manager

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Lynne heads up our outsourcing department, Amber Accounting Services which provides support to clien...

Rachel Bell BAcc (Hons) CA CTA

Manager

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Rachel has been with EQ since 2008, having trained and qualified as both a CA and CTA while with th...

Mary Campbell

Admin Manager

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Mary is an experienced administrator and is responsible for managing our Forfar office support team....

Liam Cruickshank BA ACMA

Financial & Operations Manager

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Liam joined EQ in August 2016 taking on the newly create role of Finance & Operations Manager. H...

Scott Greig BAcc (Hons) CA

Manager

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Scott is a manger in our Cupar office having recently transferred from Forfar. He was taken on as an...

Scott Kennedy AAT FCCA

Manager

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Scott manages our Amber Accounting Services division in our Forfar office, which means he has a wide...

Jenny Law FCCA

HR Manager

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Jenny, who previously qualified as an accountant with us, now operates as our HR and Training Manage...

Paula McAllister BAcc (Hons) CA

Manager

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Paula joined EQ full time as a trainee in 2009, following a successful summer placement the year bef...

Sarah Millar MA (Hons) CA

Manager

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Sarah started at EQ in 2007 as a graduate trainee and is now a manager in our Forfar Office. She loo...

Gillian Mitchell

Admin Manager

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Gillian joined the firm in 1998 and she manages the Dundee office support team. She is involved in a...

Gavin Nurse ATT

Manager

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Gavin started his tax career with HM Revenue & Customs in 2001 before joining EQ in 2005, where...

Christine Sewell

Admin Manager

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Christine has been with the firm since 2006 and leads our office support team in Glenrothes. She pro...

Michael Stephenson MA (Hons) CA

Manager

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Michael joined EQ in June 2017 after eight years at a ‘big four’ firm, where he qualifie...

Margaret Waite BA (Hons) FCCA

Manager

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Margaret is a manager in our Glenrothes office, she looks after a wide range of clients spanning ...

Robert Young ACCA

Manager

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Robert is a manager operating out of our Forfar office. He looks after a range of clients particular...

Liz Goldie BA (Hons) ATT

Assistant Manager

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Liz Goldie is the Tax Manager in our Cupar Office and has worked in tax for over 10 years. She is a ...

Leanne Jubb MA (Hons) CA

Assistant Manager

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Leanne joined EQ as a supervisor in 2016, having qualified as a CA with another local firm in 2013. ...

Catriona McDonald BAcc (Hons) CA

Assistant Manager

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Catriona joined EQ in August 2010 after graduating from Dundee University. Whilst with the firm, she...

Johan Purves FCCA

Assistant Manager

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Johan started out as an Accounts Assistant with another local firm in 1995 where she gained her ACCA...

Jane Black

Assistant Manager

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Jane has been working in payroll since 2008 and became assistant manager in April 2016. She will us...

Joanna Smith MA (Joint Hons) MSC CA

Assistant Manager

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Joanna Smith is a qualified CA who joined the firm in 2007. She is an assistant manager in our Dunde...

Karen Adams

Supervisor

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Karen manages Amber Accounting Services in our Glenrothes office. She provides support to clients on...

John Cochrane

Supervisor

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John is a supervisor in our Cupar Office. He has gained over 20 years experience which has given hi...

Anna Coff BAcc (Hons) ACCA

Supervisor

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Anna joined the firm in 2013, after qualifying with ACCA in 2012. Her role means she has a portfolio...

Kirsty Gray ACCA

Supervisor

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Kirsty joined our Forfar office in 2013 as a senior member of staff after achieving her ACCA qualifi...

Laura Hutt BA (Hons)

Marketing Co-ordinator

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Laura is our first Marketing Co-ordinator at EQ, she joined us at the end of August 2016. Laura grad...

Michelle Murray BAcc (Hons) CA

Supervisor

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Michelle joined EQ in 2017 as a Supervisor, having qualified in 2014 with another firm. Based in the...

Kathryn Smeaton BA (Hons) CA

Supervisor

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Originally from Aberdeenshire, Kathryn studied Accounting and Finance at Robert Gordon University, A...

Verna Stewart FCCA

Supervisor

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Verna is a Supervisor operating out of our Forfar office. She looks after a wide range of clients in...

Cheryl Whitton

Supervisor

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Cheryl has been with EQ since 2002. Her client portfolio is made up of a wide range of clients incl...

Susan Beattie BDes (Hons) CA

Senior

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Susan started at EQ in 2012 as an accounts assistant and has gone on to compete her ICAS studies, f...

Laura Dorward BSc (Hons) CA

Senior

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After graduating from the University of Dundee with a degree in Mathematics and Financial Economics,...

Sandi Drummond CTA

Senior

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Sandi is a member of our tax team, based in the Dundee office, but covers all other offices as req...

John Fairweather BSc (Hons) ACCA

Senior

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John is a senior based in our Forfar office. John completed his accountancy qualification with ACCA ...

Keira Malkowska CA

Senior

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Keira joined EQ on a summer placement, and after accepting the offer to return and complete her ICAS...

Kelly Meiklejohn BAcc (Hons) CA

Senior

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Kelly joined EQ for a summer placement in 2012 and returned to begin her CA traineeship in July 2013...

Yvonne Murray

Senior

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Yvonne joined the firm as a tax assistant in February 2005 at our Glenrothes office. She has now ga...

Greg Ryder BSc (Hons) CA

Senior

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Greg joined EQ in August 2013 on an ICAS training contract, after graduating from the University of ...

Kirstin Stark MSc BSc CA

Senior

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Kirstin joined our Dundee office in 2016 as a senior member of staff after achieving her CA qualific...

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Sep 13 2017

A huge welcome to our new recruits

L-R – Rikki Jenkins, Lauren Carroll, Sean Grubb, Rosaline Watson, Fraser Johnston, Jodie Ovens & Jayne Thoms Our seven new Chartered Accountancy trainees recently gathered at our Dundee offi...more

Jun 30 2017

New appointment for our Glenrothes office

A new Manager has been appointed within our Glenrothes office. Michael Stephenson, new manager in our Glenrothes office. Michael Stephenson (30) joined the firm from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on Mo...more