York Office
Fulford Lodge, 1 Heslington Lane, Fulford, York, YO10 4HW
01904 687500
Jeff Williamson - Partner

01904 687500 / jeff@townends.com

Jeff joined Townends soon after graduation and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994. Initially based at the Pontefract office Jeff became a Partner in 1999 and now heads up the office in York.

With a wide range of experience of issues facing owner-managed and family businesses covering the whole business life cycle from start up to succession and exit planning, Jeff has worked closely with his clients for many years developing his role as trusted advisor. His objective is to deliver timely, proactive advice that improves profitability and minimises tax for his clients.

Jeff has also been a key member of the team behind the PFM Townends joint venture and has become a specialist in providing compliance and taxation services to the dental profession.

In the summer months you are likely to find Jeff and his family relaxing on the beach of some far flung shore soaking up the sun. While back at home he can be seen out and about on the roads clocking up the miles in his car.

Brett Davis - Partner

01904 687500 / bdavis@townends.com

Brett qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1991 and has been based in York since 1998. He was a partner in Robinson & Co and joined Townends following the merger in 2006.

Having worked with a diverse portfolio of clients including sole traders, partnerships and family owned companies, Brett has a wide knowledge and experience particularly of agriculture, construction, leisure and not-for-profit sectors.

Brett has also been actively involved in the development of the PFM Townends joint venture providing specialist accountancy and taxation services to dentists.

In his free time Brett is a keen supporter of York City football club and imparts his wisdom as a junior league coach.

Hayley Hudson - Senior Manager

01904 687500 / hhudson@townends.com Hayley joined Townends in 2008 to begin her AAT qualification. After completing this she went on to study ATT and then ACA, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2015.

Taking a role from the very beginning of the PFM Dental Accountancy joint venture her role now is Senior Manager of the dental specific department with her main target being to translate the world of tax to newly qualified individuals.

When away from the office she is usually attempting to train her dog, or on a shopping adventure somewhere.

Jamie Middleton - Manager

01904 687500 / jmidd@townends.com

Jamie joined Townends in 2002 from PwC.

Initially based at our Goole office, Jamie then transferred to the Selby office as a Junior Manager before moving to the York office following the merger with Robinson & Co in 2006.

Jamie acts for a portfolio of clients that ranges from small sole trader businesses to £1 million plus turnover companies. He also has an interest in computers and is often the first port of call for clients and staff to resolve technical problems.

Away from work Jamie is a keen follower of Featherstone Rovers, enjoys playing golf and cricket and also likes to keep an eye on the best odds when it comes to horse racing.

Jenny Weston - Manager

01904 687500 / jweston@townends.com

Jenny qualified as FMAAT in 1994 and ATT in 2009.

Having worked previously with Robinson & Co she joined Townends in 2006 following the merger.

Jenny has worked with a diverse portfolio of clients, including sole traders, partnerships and limited companies (both audit and non-audit). She draws on a wide knowledge and experience gained in many fields, especially agriculture, construction and VAT including Option to Tax. Jenny also has a thorough working knowledge of the Sage Line 50 and Payroll software packages.

In her free time, Jenny likes to spend her time travelling, especially to Greece and Cornwall.

Mark Knowlson

01904 687500 / mknowlson@townends.com

Mark joined Townends in 2013 and looks after a range of clients at our York office.

He has wide knowledge and experience, providing accounts, tax and advisory services to limited companies, partnerships and individuals.

Away from the office when he’s not entertaining his young son he enjoys playing golf.