Team

Julian Davies A.C.A

Managing Partner

Julian qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987. Since then he has spent over 25 years working in marketing services in a range of large and small businesses such as TBWA, BBH, Skive Group, Naked Communications and the Hill Murray Group. As a co founder of Redfin in 2005 with Colleen Armstrong he provides strategic commercial advice to SME’s and privately owned businesses, from inception through to business growth and eventual exit by the owners.

Julie Crane

Senior Finance Director

Colleen has worked in the marketing services sector for over 20 years, starting with PR giant Shandwick (where her skills in credit management were covered in PR Week) and giving her 8 years experience and understanding of the complexities of the industry. Since then she has added Digital Media, Advertising and Sales Promotions agencies to her portfolio before establishing Redfin in 2005 with Julian Davies. Colleen oversees all aspects of financial management, ensuring our clients continue to be strategic, competitive and progressive.

Shelley Watkin A.C.A

Senior Finance Director

Julian qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987. Since then he has spent over 25 years working in marketing services in a range of large and small businesses such as TBWA, BBH, Skive Group, Naked Communications and the Hill Murray Group. As a co founder of Redfin in 2005 with Colleen Armstrong he provides strategic commercial advice to SME’s and privately owned businesses, from inception through to business growth and eventual exit by the owners.

Heather Scales MCIPD

HR Consultant

Colleen has worked in the marketing services sector for over 20 years, starting with PR giant Shandwick (where her skills in credit management were covered in PR Week) and giving her 8 years experience and understanding of the complexities of the industry. Since then she has added Digital Media, Advertising and Sales Promotions agencies to her portfolio before establishing Redfin in 2005 with Julian Davies. Colleen oversees all aspects of financial management, ensuring our clients continue to be strategic, competitive and progressive.

Elaine Fisher A.C.A

Statutory Accountant

Julie began working in Finance within the marketing services sector in 1989, experiencing a number of roles including Finance Director at Harrison Troughton Wunderman as well as Craik Jones Advertising. She has a wealth of strategic and group board level experience and since joining Redfin in 2008 provides our clients with a part time finance director function as well as carrying out financial and commercial consultancy.

Colleen Armstrong

Financial Controller

Jane trained as an accountant with Littlejohn Frazer in the Docklands before joining Christies International in St James – firstly as Deputy to the UK Chief Accountant and then as Deputy to the Group Chief Accountant.
Three and a half years on, she moved to Paris to take up the role of European Management Accountant for Cotradip SA, a subsidiary of TDG Plc.
Later she joined Booker Plc in London, as Audit Manager and then as Deputy to the Group Chief Accountant in Victoria. Following the birth of twins, she took a break from city life and started to work as a consultant within a mix of roles ranging from preparing accounts for a local practice to managing a Manor House in Burgundy.
She joined Redfin at the start of 2011 and provides senior level consultancy to a number of our clients.

Clare Sims BSC (Hons)

Financial Controller

Julie began working in Finance within the marketing services sector in 1989, experiencing a number of roles including Finance Director at Harrison Troughton Wunderman as well as Craik Jones Advertising. She has a wealth of strategic and group board level experience and since joining Redfin in 2008 provides our clients with a part time finance director function as well as carrying out financial and commercial consultancy.

Elizabeth Ogunledun ACCA

Financial Controller

Julie began working in Finance within the marketing services sector in 1989, experiencing a number of roles including Finance Director at Harrison Troughton Wunderman as well as Craik Jones Advertising. She has a wealth of strategic and group board level experience and since joining Redfin in 2008 provides our clients with a part time finance director function as well as carrying out financial and commercial consultancy.

Tony McMonies

Finance Manager

Jane trained as an accountant with Littlejohn Frazer in the Docklands before joining Christies International in St James – firstly as Deputy to the UK Chief Accountant and then as Deputy to the Group Chief Accountant.
Three and a half years on, she moved to Paris to take up the role of European Management Accountant for Cotradip SA, a subsidiary of TDG Plc.
Later she joined Booker Plc in London, as Audit Manager and then as Deputy to the Group Chief Accountant in Victoria. Following the birth of twins, she took a break from city life and started to work as a consultant within a mix of roles ranging from preparing accounts for a local practice to managing a Manor House in Burgundy.
She joined Redfin at the start of 2011 and provides senior level consultancy to a number of our clients.

Victoria Butterworth

Accounts Assistant

Julie began working in Finance within the marketing services sector in 1989, experiencing a number of roles including Finance Director at Harrison Troughton Wunderman as well as Craik Jones Advertising. She has a wealth of strategic and group board level experience and since joining Redfin in 2008 provides our clients with a part time finance director function as well as carrying out financial and commercial consultancy.

Aksana Flouty

Accounts Assistant

Jane trained as an accountant with Littlejohn Frazer in the Docklands before joining Christies International in St James – firstly as Deputy to the UK Chief Accountant and then as Deputy to the Group Chief Accountant.
Three and a half years on, she moved to Paris to take up the role of European Management Accountant for Cotradip SA, a subsidiary of TDG Plc.
Later she joined Booker Plc in London, as Audit Manager and then as Deputy to the Group Chief Accountant in Victoria. Following the birth of twins, she took a break from city life and started to work as a consultant within a mix of roles ranging from preparing accounts for a local practice to managing a Manor House in Burgundy.
She joined Redfin at the start of 2011 and provides senior level consultancy to a number of our clients.

Lindsey White BA

Office Manager

Julie began working in Finance within the marketing services sector in 1989, experiencing a number of roles including Finance Director at Harrison Troughton Wunderman as well as Craik Jones Advertising. She has a wealth of strategic and group board level experience and since joining Redfin in 2008 provides our clients with a part time finance director function as well as carrying out financial and commercial consultancy.