Our People

The team at Christian Douglass provide big firm expertise at a small firm cost. Our partners give you personal care and attention along with years of experience. Their talents ensure that we can offer all of our clients a level of service and advice that is second to none.

Giles Storey

Giles Storey

Manchester

  • Specialist in corporate taxation who set up Christian Douglass in 2002.
  • Passionate about maintaining the partnerships reputation for pro-active and mutually successful working relationships with clients.
  • Has significant experience with all business types but specialises in family-owned companies with turnovers from £1m to £60m.
  • Previously spent 10 years at Deloittes advising public and large private companies on corporate tax matters (including a number with US interests).
  • A native of Cumbria, Giles obtained an Economics degree at the University of London.  He then qualified at a local firm in Carlisle before moving to Deloittes in Manchester.
  • Married with 5 children, Giles is enthusiastic about all sports – particularly those involving horses or motorcycles.

 

Debbie Burton

Debbie Burton

Manchester

  • Joined Christian Douglass in November 2010 as audit and accounts partner.
  • Trained, qualified and spent a further 15 years with North West independent firms, advising clients of all types and sizes in the owner managed business sector.
  • Specialist in audit and assurance services, portfolios of clients having previously included Plcs and international groups. Responsibility for staff training.
  • Keen desire to maintain the firm’s technical expertise, ensuring consistently high quality of service delivery.
  • Married with 2 young daughters who occupy much of her time outside of work, Debbie also enjoys cycling and swimming.

 

Paul Caygill

Paul Caygill

Carlisle

  • A specialist in accounting for small and medium sized businesses, both incorporated and otherwise, across a range of business sectors.
  • Paul has a wide range of experience as a general practice accountant advising clients on all aspects of their business including audit, financial and management reporting, systems and management issues and business and personal taxation.
  • Having obtained an Accounting and Finance Degree at the Manchester Business School, Paul moved to London and trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with a practice based in the West End.
  • Like Giles, Paul is also a native of Cumbria and returned to the area in August 2010 with his family, having spent nine years in London.  
  • Paul is keen on a wide range of sports spending many weekends either watching or participating.  Paul completed the London Marathon in 2009.

 

Richard Massey

Richard Massey

Manchester

  • Joined Christian Douglass LLP in January 2011 in the advisory arm of the partnership.
  • Trained, qualified and spent 10 years with a North West independent firm, specialising in all forms of advisory services to owner managed businesses and high net worth individuals.
  • Specialist in business valuations, business planning and advisory services.
  • Passionate about ensuring that the firm remains at the fore-front of the provision of advisory services to owner managed businesses.
  • Married with two children, Richard is a keen sportsman and enjoys playing tennis and football in his spare time.

Contact Us

Christian Douglass LLP
2 Jordan Street
Knott Mill
Manchester
M15 4PY

Tel: 0161 236 6163
Mob: 07919 328649
Fax: 0161 237 1243

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