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Paul Allsop

Founder and Director
I am a Chartered Accountant with 30+ years’ experience largely focused on corporate and international tax. I started my career in a local Surrey firm of accountants and prior to founding Ashton Allsop, was Head of Tax, Europe, and Global Tax Director of BP’s Refining and Marketing business.

I enjoy a good night out at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, going to the theatre, watching Fulham FC and playing golf (although I won’t be giving up the day job any time soon!)


Martin West


I am a Chartered Management Accountant with 25+ years’ experience specialising in cash flow forecasting and management information. I have a 'Big 4' Corporate Finance background and am an experienced non-executive director currently working with a complex property company and a small craft brewery. I am also a member of the governing body at Nescot college of further and higher education in Epsom. 

I enjoy running, sailing and playing golf. I am a committed Lusophile and very much enjoy the time that I spend with my family in the Lisbon area. 


Chriss Goodey

Business Essentials

Prior to having my children I worked mainly in the International Banking world, working in London, Canada and New York. I love a good problem that needs to be resolved and really enjoy working with Xero.

I like nothing more than a walk with my dog and trying out new recipes to share with family and friends.

E mail: chriss.goodey@ashtonallsop.co.uk
Carrie - for Ashton Allsop

Carrie Ivens

Business Essentials

Following 20 years of product development in the food industry, I decided on a career change and studied to be a bookkeeper.  I have completed the ICAEW Certificate in Finance and Business (CFAB) and am certified as a Xero adviser.  

While continuing my ICAEW studies, I like to relax by tending my allotment and walking my dog.

E mail: carrie.ivens@ashtonallsop.co.uk

Natasha Henderson

Business Essentials - Payroll

I am a Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals qualified Payroll Officer with over 10 years of payroll experience. I have worked both in-house with Monsoon Accessorize and in a specialist payroll bureau.


As a mother of 3 and currently studying part time, my time is very limited but I love keeping busy and being able to manage all these things whilst providing a payroll bureau service for Ashton Allsop!

E mail: natasha.henderson@ashtonallsop.co.uk

Gill Salmons

International Business - Expatriate and Employment Taxes

I am a Chartered Tax Adviser and have worked in the field of expatriate and employment taxes for nearly 20 years. I trained with Deloitte and subsequently worked with a mid-tier firm in Guildford and KPMG. My clients have ranged from single individuals through to corporate clients with thousands of staff worldwide.


My free time is mainly taken up by my children but I also enjoy walking, playing the piano and learning foreign languages.


“We have used Ashton Allsop as initially as our accountants and now effectively as our FD for almost two years now. During this time we have seen a significant step up in our systems, ReceiptBank and Xero for example and now have a much improved grip on the business financials - all delivered in a friendly and cost effective way. We consider Ashton Allsop to be an essential partner in our business.”

Clark Benefit Consulting Limited


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