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Peter Petrou

After obtaining an upper second class economics degree at University College London, Peter qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers until 1995.

He was then recruited by a retail bank to head up business development and set up their mortgage and gold card divisions. In 1998 Peter left to start Nicholas Peters and Co.

As well as his accountancy expertise, Peter also provides our clients with a diverse range of business support, advising on project viability, business planning and funding. In recent years he has assisted clients in tax planning advice for high net worth individuals.

 

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Andy Georgiades

Andy is a senior partner within the firm. He started his accounting career with Clark Whitehill, a top 20 accounting firm, where he spent nine years acquiring his accounting, auditing and taxation experience.

Andy is an audit partner and is widely regarded as an expert on the special accounting and reporting requirements of charities. Andy regularly evaluates all of our sole trader and partnership clients to assess whether they would be better off incorporating.

He also advises our clients on how to extract profits in the most tax efficient way and is an experienced business adviser.

Andy also manages the Athens office together with his business partner Peter Petrou and regularly visits Greece to advise clients on UK business set up, tax and legal compliance.

He is interested in most sports and in particular football.

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Kyri Charitou

Kyri has been an integral member of the team for over 15 years and is considered to be Peter’s “right hand man”.

As well as undertaking accounts, audit and tax work for a wide variety of clients, she also mentors and coaches the trainee members of our team providing them with advice, training and assistance to ensure that they are not only technically able but also deliver the client service that we have become renowned for.

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Francesco Cristofaro

Francesco is ACCA qualified and has a degree in Economics.

He has worked for various practices of different sizes.

Francesco is now a fellow member of ACCA and has gained an all-round experience in Accounts, Audit, Taxation and business advice.

He is a manager in the practice and assists the partners in ad hoc projects and provides training and support to junior and senior staff.

His hobbies are motor racing, motorcycles and music.

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Muhammad Bilal

Muhammad is an ACCA qualified accountant and joined the practice in September 2012. He is now a manager within the practice.

He has a degree in Accounting and has a small firm background.

He acts for a wide range of owner managed businesses and leads the audits from planning to completion stage including FCA regulated audits.

He is also involved on ad hoc, tax planning projects. Also provides support to juniors and semi-seniors and actively deals with junior staff members to ensure the quality of work to highest standards.

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Muhammad Nishaar Bussawon

Nishaar joined the practice in June 2014. 

He graduated from the University of Brunel with a degree in Economics and Business Finance and is a fellow member of the ACCA.

His portfolio consists of clients from various industries including charity organisations.

He works closely with the partners and managers of the firm to deliver projects including tax planning, business start-up and tax investigation. He also works directly with clients advising on the most tax efficient way to extract profits from the business as well as assisting them to achieve their goals including business development and growth.

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Demetris Xenofontos

Demetris joined the practice in February 2014.

He graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a degree in Accounting and Finance and has completed his ICAEW exams. 

Dealing with clients in various industries his experience includes Accounts preparation, VAT, Tax returns and Company tax returns. He specialises in Non-resident clients providing tax advice on complex matters such as ATED’s, residency, capital gains and inheritance tax.

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Marilda Agius

Marilda joined us in September 2015 as an Administrative Assistant.

She is the first point of call within the practice.

Marilda also deals with the company secretarial affairs of all our limited company clients.

 

Demetrios Nicolaou of Nicholas Peters & Co

Demetrios Nicolaou

Demetrios joined our firm in December 2016 as a payroll advisor.

He started his career in 2009 and now has an extensive experience and knowledge in all payroll matters. He has an upper second class degree in Business Management from The University of Wolverhampton.

His hobbies are mainly football and he used to play for his local team and travelling with his family and friends.

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Haroon Patel

Haroon joined the team in June 2015. He graduated from the University of Westminster with a First Class Honours degree in Accountancy and soon after completed his exams to become an ACCA qualified accountant.

Having become an established senior member of the team his experience includes accounts preparation, tax advice and consultancy for a portfolio of clients. He has gained extensive knowledge and experience working with clients who wish to apply for SEIS/EIS status to grow their company, assisting clients with all compliance matters that arise has become strength of his.  Haroon uses a wide range or accounting software which include Sage, VT, and the cloud accounting package Xero. In his spare time he likes to take part in football and tennis tournaments.

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Anna Stachowiack

Anna joined the team in September 2014.

She holds a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Accounting and Finance from London Metropolitan University and is currently studying for her ACCA qualification.

She has valuable experience in the preparation of tax returns, bookkeeping, VAT returns and accounts preparation for self-employed, companies and charities.

Anna works closely with the seniors and managers to meet all deadlines. She also prepares the monthly reconciliation for solicitor’s accounts.

Her hobbies are football, speedway and motorcycles.

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Anastasia Christou

Anastasia is a semi-senior member, who graduated from University of Essex with a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting & Finance. She joined our firm in March 2016 and is now working towards her ACCA qualification.    

Anastasia deals with Accounts, Tax Returns, VAT, Payroll and ad hoc duties as and when requested by partners and managers including capital gains, company structures and business support.

She is involved in training junior staff, advising clients on statutory matters and she likes sports and fitness.

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Chris Harvey

Chris joined the team in September 2015 as a Junior Accountant.

He has an A Level in accountancy awarded by the board of AQA as well as a level 4 Diploma in Accounting with AAT.

Chris' experience with the firm includes that of Accounts Preparation, VAT, Company Tax Returns, Personal Tax Returns, Payroll and he is currently working towards his professional qualification.

Christos Konstantopoulos of Nicholas Peters & Co

Christos Konstantopoulos

Christos joined the team in December 2016 as a Trainee Accountant.  He has a Diploma in Accounting and a BSc in Business Management. He is currently working towards his professional qualification.

Christos’s experience includes bookkeeping, preparation of VAT returns, accounts, Company and Personal Tax Returns. He is also involved in preparation of management reports and forecasting.

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Lydia Anastasopoulou

Lydia joined us in September 2017. Lydia is CPA qualified from Greece (member of SOEL) and she has 6 years solid experience in audit dealing with a wide variety of clients.

She has an MSc in Finance, Accounting & Management from Business School of Bradford University and is now working to finish ACCA qualification.

Her hobbies are ballet, skiing and theatre.

ANASTASIA MANELIDOU of Nicholas Peters & Co

Anastasia Manelidou

Anastasia has recently graduated from University of Hull with a second class (upper) degree in Accounting.

She joined our team in September 2017 and is currently working towards her professional ACCA qualification.

Her experience includes Bookkeeping, VAT, Accounts Preparation, Personal and Company Tax Returns.

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