Meet your Not for Profit Specialist Team

At Plummer Parsons we understand that Charities and Not for Profits are special.

Our specialist team work with a wide variety of Not for Profits and Charities and some have also acted as trustees. This enables us to provide expert charity accounting, business planning and evaluation services. We understand the unique issues from your perspective and are committed to helping charities and not-for-profit organisations excel at what they do best – helping others.


Nick Brown

Nick Brown FCA DChA BFP

Partner- Head of Department

Not for Profit specialist

Nick Brown has been a partner in Plummer Parsons for nearly 30 years and holds a Diploma in Charity Accounting which recognises his many years of experience in the charity sector.  He has a keen interest in charity and disability matters as his younger son was disabled.  He has overall responsibility for the charity department but also has hands on experience with many charity clients of his own.

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Steve Smith Charity VAT Specialist

Steve Smith BSc (Hons) FCCA DChA

Client Manager-Charity VAT Specialist 

Steve has worked with charities for over 18 years and has built up a wealth of knowledge regarding the charity sector. Having qualified with Plummer Parsons in 1996, he also holds the Diploma in Charity Accounting and mainly assists charities with their accounts and audit compliance, as well as undertaking Independent Examinations and providing advice on VAT and tax matters. His specialisms include care homes, charities working overseas, Arts charities, schools and religious charities. Outside of the firm Steve has acted as treasurer for his local church as well as serving on the Parochial Church Council. His interests include music, playing the guitar, cycling and football. 


Gemma Stace

Gemma Stace ACA DChA

 Chartered Accountant

Since joining the firm and achieving her ACA qualification, Gemma has been involved in the preparation of the accounts for numerous charities, as well as carrying out audits and Independent Examinations for charities; large and small.

Gemma qualified for her DChA qualification in July 2016.


Ali Towler

 Ali Towler FMAAT ACA DChA

Chartered Accountant

Ali joined Plummer Parsons in 2009 and was quickly moved to the charity team. He has completed his AAT and ACA qualification, as well as his Diploma in Charity Accounting. He mostly deals with charity accounts as well as independent examination and his favourite, audits.
Outside work hours he helps with the finances as the Treasurer of a local grant giving charity.

Ali qualified for his DChA qualification in July 2016.


 Rosie Parris

Rosie Parris





 Anastasia Groom

Anastasia Groom




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