Our Directors

Our General Practice

Our directors provide a full range of Audit, Accountancy and Business Support services.


Nigel Freedman FCCA

I qualified in 1977 and became a partner in Elliot, Woolfe & Rose in 1986. I am responsible for a wide range of clients, from small businesses to substantial companies. I am also well experienced in the preparation of business plans and cashflow forecasts.

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Stephen Seifert BA Econ (Hons) FCA

I qualified in 1991 and progressed to audit manager with Price Waterhouse. I joined Elliot, Woolfe & Rose in 1992 and was admitted as a general audit partner in 1996. I am responsible for overall audit and technical compliance and have a portfolio of small to large businesses. I also advise on clients’ computerised accounting systems and management reporting.

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Mark Horsnell BA (Hons) FCA FCCA

I qualified in 1988, joined Elliot, Woolfe & Rose in 1994 and was admitted as a partner in 1998, specialising in providing audit, accountancy and taxation services to small and medium-sized owner-managed businesses. I am the firm’s tax partner and responsible for the firm’s IT department.

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Rikesh Patel

Rikesh is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and has worked in the profession for nearly 15 years  in and around North West London. He has all round knowledge in accounts, audit, taxation and corporate finance. Over the last few years he has accelerated his passion for business advisory and corporate finance.

Over the years he has worked for small one man bands to UK subsidiaries for global listed companies including hotel groups.

Rikesh has spent many years in international tax and travelled all over world, presenting in Europe as well as publishing tax articles globally. He has built up a global network on lawyers, accountants and tax advisors worldwide.

He specialises in supporting start up businesses offering advice on the most suitable business structure and evaluating business ideas. His client portfolio operates in a large range of sectors including investment property, construction, hospitality and the healthcare sector.

Other specialisms:

  • Tax advisory for owner managed businesses.
  • Advising clients on business growth.
  • International tax planning
  • Audit and assurance services
  • Corporate finance services including valuations, buying and selling businesses.
  • Tax structuring for corporate reorganisations, acquisitions, disposals and group planning.