Meet The Staff At Kilby Fox


 Averil Newbold     Jemma Garcia

David Deacon     Dominique Baker    Martin Ivens  Kylie Nye

Gerry Thompson     Jayne Taylor    

Rob Pouncey  Lauren Parslow 


Averil Newbold

Position - Bookkeeper

Professional Experience - Averil initially started working for Kilby Fox straight from school, leaving some years later to raise her family, but then returned in 2004. Averil has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in many varied businesses in both manual and computerised bookkeeping and in the preparation of VAT Returns.

Specialist Areas - Sage Accounting

Interests & Hobbies - Likes reading & dancing

Jemma Garcia

Position - Accounts Junior

Qualifications - AAT

Professional Experience - Assists on audits and carries out accounts preparation and completes VAT returns for a number of different industry sectors and a range of client types.

Specialist Areas - Accounts preparation, VAT Returns

Interests & Hobbies - Spending time with friends, going to the gym, taking part in fitness classes and travelling to different countries.

David Deacon

Position - Tax Manager

Qualifications - David qualified as a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in 1994.

Professional Experience - David was born and raised in Northampton and joined Kilby Fox as a member of the Tax Department in 1986. He has dealt with all forms of Taxation and National Insurance planning and over the years has given seminars and lectured on a wide range of tax topics. David recently headed up our new Probate Department with looks to take Inheritance Tax planning a step further by offering to deal with Probate applications for deceased clients.

Specialist Areas - David specialises in Tax Planning, Exit Strategies and more recently, Probate cases.

Dominique Baker

Position - Accounts Senior

Qualifications - AAT

Professional Experience - Dominique has been working at Kilby Fox since 2008, she assists on audits and carries out accounts preparation and completes VAT returns for a number of different industry sectors and a range of client types.

Specialist Areas - Accounts preparation

Interests & Hobbies - In her spare time Dominique enjoys going out for dinner and socialising with friends.

Martin Ivens

Position - Client Manager

Qualifications - Martin completed Articles of Clerkship with a firm of Chartered Accountants and whilst there studied part-time at university. He graduated with a bachelor's degree and then a postgraduate Honours degree majoring in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Taxation. 

Professional Experience - Martin has gained extensive hands-on experience in the accountancy profession over the years, having worked with a wide variety of different businesses. He currently manages one of the partner's client portfolios on a day-to-day basis and in this role, he is predominantly responsible for the production of Financial Statements for limited companies, partnerships and individuals and for the preparation and submission of Tax Returns to H M Revenue & Customs. 

Specialist Areas - Martin specialises in all aspects of general accountancy. 

Interests & Hobbies - Martin enjoys a variety of outdoor activities and is an avid DIY enthusiast. 

Kylie Nye

Position - Business Development & Marketing Manager

Qualifications - BA Hons in Writing Fashion & Culture

Professional Experience - Kylie has worked for Kilby Fox since May 2014, starting out as an admin and Marketing assistant, she recently has been promoted to Business Development & Marketing Manager. Kylie now heads up the marketing department and strives to develop Public Relations for the firm. She also plays a key role in gaining new clients and managing processes and procedures within the firm. Kylie also holds many office manager responsibilities, liaising with members of staff, suppliers, clients and contacts.

Specialist Areas - Creating blog content for the website, brand awareness and promotion.

Interests & Hobbies - In her spare time Kylie enjoys fitness classes, producing content for personal blogs and spending time with friends. 

Gerry Thompson

Position - Payroll Manager

Qualifications - Gerry holds a qualification in Payroll Management and is AAT qualified

Professional Experience - Gerry has worked in payroll for over 25 years. Gerry originally joined Kilby Fox in 1999, she left in 2005 and re-joined 18 months later. Gerry currently prepares payrolls for over 90 clients, these are a combination of weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly and annually.

Specialist Areas - Gerry specialises in all aspects of payroll from starters and leavers, to statutory payments and deductions, Court orders and student loans, nursery vouchers and auto enrolment, RTI and year end. 

Interests & Hobbies - Gerry has two children Lee and Emily who are both competitive swimmers, so much of her spare time is taken up with training and galas.

Jayne Taylor

Position - Client Manager

Qualifications - Jayne is a fellow member of both the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

Professional Experience - Jayne has worked for Kilby Fox since 1995 when she started her career as an accounts junior. Jayne has gained extensive knowledge and experience in accountancy, auditing and general business advice for small and medium sized enterprises over a wide range of industries.

Specialist Areas - Jayne specialises in general accounts

Interest & Hobbies - In her spare time Jayne enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys taking long walks and enjoying the countryside. 


Rob Pouncey

Position - Tax Manager

Qualifications - Rob has long held membership of both the Association of Tax Technicians and the Association of Accounting Technicians.

Professional Experience - Rob is an established member of the Kilby Fox work-force with many years' experience. He initially trained in accountancy and progressed to be an Accounts and Audit Senior with the firm. However, after internal reorganisations, he decided to specialise in tax. Rob is now one of the firm's Tax Managers and Advisors.

Rob has gained great experience in all areas of personal and corporate tax compliance and planning including Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax and Corporation Tax. He still undertakes some accountancy work, managing and supervising staff in this area. Rob has also undertaken work in connection with the firm's Expert Witness Reports.

Specialist Areas - Rob specialises in Tax Planning and Compliance.

Interests & Hobbies - Rob's interest lie mainly in sports. He plays golf and enjoys watching most other sports - especially football and cricket. He also enjoys meals out and, most importantly, spending time with his wife and daughter.

Lauren Parslow

Position - Accounts Junior

Qualifications - Studying towards AAT level 4

Professional Experience - Working at Kilby Fox since March 2014, assists on audits and carries out accounts preparation and completes VAT returns for a number of different industry sectors and a range of client types.

Specialist Areas - Accounts Preparation

Interests & Hobbies - In her spare time Lauren enjoy's going to the gym and taking part in a few different fitness classes. She also enjoys travelling, seeing different sights and eating new things.