David Smith is the Managing Partner of MHA Henderson Loggie. As the firm’s business leader, David works closely with his fellow Partners and staff, coaching and supporting their delivery of services to meet clients’ needs across a range of sectors.
Driving growth and facilitating the implementation of the firm’s
strategy is a key role as Managing Partner, but David also has an established
reputation as a strategic advisor and coach.
David leads the firm’s Business Growth Solutions team, advising clients on growth and profit improvement, strategic planning, leadership development, personal development, lean management, implementing change and blended learning to coach and support our clients to achieve their goals.
As an accredited business facilitator and coach, David has been supporting, coaching and training businesses and business leaders for 20 plus years. This includes our Business Leader Groups, providing leaders and owners with the opportunity to free themselves from the day to day, to focus and prioritise, build their skills and capabilities, while holding them accountable. David offers guidance and support as a coach and further support is available through the Business Leader Group peer network.
Outwith work, David has been an energetic supporter of the Dundee fundraising group of Cancer Research UK, for many years as the group’s Honorary Treasurer. He is also a proud Burgess of the City of Dundee, celebrating the past, present and future of the city and is active on the Scottish Committee of Fields in Trust.
Fiona works with a variety of owner managed businesses and charities, both large and small, advising them on accounting, taxation and business improvement. Fiona is also responsible for the provision of the audit service within Aberdeen office.
Fiona’s clients operate in numerous sectors including food & drink, tourism, manufacturing, oil & gas service, professional services, retail, property development and recruitment. Working with them from inception through all the crucial phases in the development of a business, she has a personal approach which ensures that she can provide advice and re-assurance when it’s most needed.
Using her experience with Mindshop International, Fiona helps clients develop their businesses through business improvement services, specifically strategic planning, sustainable competitive advantage, family business issues, leadership development, personal development, and lean management..
George is an experienced auditor and business adviser having worked in a wide variety of sectors and roles throughout his career. George’s focus is on the Agriculture & Rural Business and Charities sectors while continuing to act in a business advisory capacity for his long-standing commercial clients.
George likes nothing more than working tirelessly with his clients to assist them meeting their objectives and co-ordinating the firm’s specialist services to achieve this whether that be in the area of organic growth, acquisitions, disposals or effective tax planning.
Ian has over 20 years’ experience as a Partner in Henderson Loggie dealing with a varied portfolio of clients, both large and small, helping them with all their financial requirements. He provides general business advice and accounts preparation, as well as both personal and corporate tax.
Ian acted as local secretary for ACCA and was also as part of the Scottish Executive Committee for ACCA where he acted as the National Technical Liaison Officer.
Ian is Head of the firm’s Motor Retail Sector Group.
Mark is a Manager in the Accounting & Business Solutions department, working with small and medium sized owner managed businesses, operating in a number of sectors such as food & drink, oil & gas service industry, manufacturing, property development, professional services, and retail.
Mark oversees the provision of various services to our clients including the preparation of statutory and management accounts, VAT returns and corporation tax returns. He is also responsible for other assignments including; incorporations, business planning and the preparation of cash flow projections.
Mark has experience in a variety of different accounting software packages including SAGE, KashFlow and FreeAgent.
Noreen is a Manager in the Accounting & Business Solutions department in Aberdeen covering accountancy, management accounts, corporation tax, VAT, bookkeeping, payroll, projections and company formations.
Noreen has a wide and varied range of experience providing accountancy services to a whole spectrum of businesses from sole trade businesses to group companies.
She also oversees the provision of the entire finance function (bookkeeping, management accounts and payroll services) for clients wishing to outsource this.
With an extensive experience of working with owner-managed businesses, Steve’s main priority is working with clients to assist them in achieving their full potential in terms of growth and profitability and maximising the value of their business. This includes strategic and business planning and business improvement, as well as risk and lean management, helping clients reduce costs and inefficiencies.
Steve has been working with independent video games developers in Scotland since the late 1980s and is supported by a team with significant knowledge of the sector.
Steve is also involved in MHA Henderson Loggie’s Business Leaders Group. A group for Chief Executives and Managing Directors of owner managed businesses in Scotland. The group meets on a quarterly basis, giving members access to a wealth of business and continuous improvement tools and processes and networking opportunities both locally and globally, via our partnership with Mindshop International (a strategic leadership training organisation which operates globally).
As well as being a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Steve is currently the Vice Chairman of the Tayside branch of the Institute of Directors and is one of the longest serving UK members of Mindshop International.
Suzanne is involved with a wide variety of client work such as accounts preparation, VAT returns and management accounts services for all business types such as sole traders, partnerships and limited companies including personal tax and corporate tax guidance. As well as being involved in commercial organisations, Suzanne has a large client base of charities and non-profit making organisations where she provides independent examinations. Suzanne also has a number of charity audit clients including non-incorporated charities and charitable companies.
She has experience of clients ranging from retailers, sole traders, off-shore workers, friendly societies, property managers, chartered surveyors, cancer supporting charities and many more.
Suzanne is extremely supportive to client needs and is ready to listen, discuss, advise and support clients to meet their requirements at any time. Suzanne joined MHA Henderson Loggie in 1996, she trained and qualified with the firm.