Next generation of the Ayre family joins partnership


Greaves West & Ayre is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Ayre as partner from 1st April 2017. Richard is the fourth generation of Ayres at the helm of the chartered accountancy firm which was established by his great grandfather in 1919.

He joined Greaves West and Ayre in 2005, qualifying as an Accounting Technician in 2008 and a Chartered Accountant in 2011. Like all of his fellow partners Richard is a general practitioner. During his twelve years in the firm he has worked closely with many owner managed business clients and business start-ups, gaining experience across a wide range of industry sectors.

Married to Emma, Richard takes a keen interest in golf and rugby. As the Finance Director of both Goswick Golf Club and Berwick Rugby Football Club he enjoys giving something back to his local community in these voluntary roles.

When asked about his appointment Richard commented:

“I am delighted to be given this opportunity at an exciting time for the firm following our move to brand new premises in Berwick-upon-Tweed and the recent merger with NC Campbell & Co in Haddington.

I look forward to continuing to work with our current clients, some of whom we have looked after for four generations, and to build relationships with new clients in the future, helping their businesses develop and grow.”

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