Award-winning accountants and business advisors appoint new Cambridge-based director

11-Jun-2019

Accountants and business advisors, Smith Cooper, are delighted to announce their expansion into the east of England, through their appointment of Ross Welham.

Ross has 15 years' experience within the business recovery and insolvency industry across East Anglia and London, and will continue to grow his already excellent reputation for providing candid, proactive and commercial advice to businesses and individuals across Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk.

Ross will be operating from the prominent CB1 location in the picturesque city, and will play a pivotal role in Smith Cooper’s expansion in the region. In having this office, Smith Cooper will service individuals and companies operating in the local and surrounding areas.

Although Smith Cooper have offices throughout the Midlands, this is the first time the firm have established a foothold in the east of England and signals new opportunities for the progressive firm.

Dean Nelson, head of business recovery and insolvency at Smith Cooper commented: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ross. He has a wealth of experience in the local marketplace, and extensive knowledge of the industry, meaning he is ideally positioned to deliver high quality professional advice.”

In light of his recent appointment, Ross commented: “I’m delighted to be joining such a progressive firm and I feel privileged to be leading our expansion into a new location.”

“Smith Cooper is an ambitious business with a commitment to growth and their clients – and providing specialist advice is an integral element of the firm’s strategy. I’m really looking forward to working with the award-winning business recovery and insolvency team to shape, drive and grow this area of the business, and am particularly excited to do so from Cambridge – a brand new location for the company.”

Smith Cooper’s Business Recovery and Insolvency division have gone from strength to strength in recent years. Ranked in the top 100 Insolvency Practices in the UK, the team were also recently named the Regional Insolvency Team of the year at the prestigious TRI awards.

Smith Cooper is one of the largest independently owned and preferred accountancy and business advisory firms for owner managed businesses across the Midlands. The firm specialises in providing intelligent, efficient and cost-effective bespoke advisory services to both corporate and individual clients. Smith Cooper has six offices across the Midlands including Derby, Birmingham and Nottingham.