FIND OUT ABOUT OUR WONDERFUL STAFF AT PINFOLD & CO.
Pinfold & Co started off from the front room of a house in Seckford Street in June 1992, when "Co" was a dog called Barley! Barley's duties were initially restricted to basic client greeting, and the team has developed from there.
Fifteen months later, the firm had taken on two employees and opened its first proper offices in Cumberland Street, Woodbridge, moving seven years later to The Thoroughfare and then in 2007 to the present with bright, modern offices in Deben Mill Business Centre.
Megan Lucock ACCA
joined Pinfold & Co in June 2012 as our receptionist. Shortly after,
she realised her interest in accounts and seized the opportunity to join our
team of accounts assistants, going on to complete the MAAT qualification in July 2015. Megan was then sure that accountancy was the career for her and was given the opportunity to progress further, so she went on to study ACCA and qualified in April 2019. Out of the office Megan enjoys
shopping, reading, socialising and spending time with her family.
Tash Billsberry MAAT
Tash has been with Pinfold & Co for more than 20 years. She was employed as a receptionist and after a couple of years she started helping Andy with bookkeeping. She then decided to go back to college where she completed her MAAT qualification. For the majority of this time she worked as Andy's assistant and now Andy has retired she works for Emma. Tash is married and has two boys who keep her very busy. In her spare time she enjoys running and has completed a couple of half marathons, going on family walks and bike rides and socialising with her friends.
Karen Frost-Read BSc (Hons)
Karen joined us in September 2018 after working in the Pensions industry for 21 years. When she's not in the office, she's kept busy as a Beaver Scout Leader planning and running activities, including camps in the summer. Karen is married with two children. She enjoys going to the cinema and spending quality time with her family and the dog!
EMMA FROST BSc (Hons) FCCA
started working at Pinfold & Co in July 2002 after completing a
degree in psychology at Leicester University and working at The Kings Head in
Woodbridge. She gained her ACCA qualification in 2006 after three
years of studying. Emma is a parent representative at Woodbridge
School. Emma enjoys an active lifestyle with her children when she is
the office which includes running the Woodbridge 10km each year, regular
and step classes, boat shows with her husband around the country and
Europe cycling, wake-boarding and relaxing on the beach!
Tony Pinfold BSc CA
PARTNER AND FOUNDER
Tony left Edinburgh University with a degree in mechanical engineering before serving an apprenticeship with Thornton Baker, now Grant Thornton. After qualifying, he worked for Thornton Baker in Edinburgh, Deloittes in Southampton and Price Waterhouse in Brussels, before joining a firm of international commodity futures brokers and working variously in Brussels, Luxemburg and Geneva. He returned to England and became a partner in John F Lucas & Co. in Bedford (now Miller & Co) for three years before establishing Pinfold & Co. He enjoys cooking, walking, French food, French wines and real ale. He spends much of his spare time working on his garden in France and then heads for the beach or to Catalonia to recover.
Charlotte Leech AAT
Charlotte joined the company in July 2009 where she started off on reception. She then decided to take on a more professional role and achieved her AAT qualification in 2016. In her spare time Charlotte enjoys running, cycling and chasing after her sons whom she is devoted to.
Nikki Styles MAAT
Nikki joined us in September 2019 as Kelly’s assistant, and she also processes some of the monthly payrolls. Nikki is currently working towards completing her MAAT qualification. In her spare time Nikki works with her husband on their farm, and has two children who keep her very busy. She enjoys pole fitness, reading and socialising with friends.
Kelly Boyce MAAT
Kelly joined Pinfold & Co at the end of January 2014 when an opportunity arose whilst working for Pinfold Business Services. Kelly has completed her MAAT qualification and is currently working towards becoming ACCA qualified. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time entertaining her young family, camping and socialising with her friends.
Caroline started working for Pinfold & Co in February 2022 following on from a career in customer services and reception work at a Veterinary practice. Caroline enjoys crafts, gardening and relaxing walks in the countryside with her husband. She also loves spending time with her 2 Maine Coon cats and socialising with friends and family.
Sophia Baines MAAT
Sophia joined the firm in 2007 where she finished her AAT qualification. After some years abroad in the mountains she re-joined the firm in 2017 and now splits her time carrying out bookkeeping at some of our clients and helping prepare year end accounts in the office. Outside of work Soph enjoys swimming, cycling, walking her dog and, when possible, returning to the mountains to telemark ski and snowboard.