TOP 20 FIRM Saffery Champness has appointed PwC head of charities Liz Hazell as a partner, with effect from October this year.
In her PwC role, she is responsible for the firm’s overall approach to servicing more than 400 audit and non-audit charities.
She has advised the not-for-profit sector for more than 20 years, acting as audit engagement leader for a wide range of charities, including major service providers, grant giving foundations, livery companies and international non-governmental organisations.
At Saffery Champness, she will work alongside other London-based members of the firm’s not-for-profit practice group, including partners John Shuffrey, Cara Turtington and Russell Moore.
Hazell said: “I am very pleased to have been invited to join the Saffery Champness partnership. The firm’s focus on maintaining strong client relationships and its belief in a true partner-led service are both things which I care deeply about. The firm is a well-respected adviser in the not-for profit sector and I look forward to joining.”
Partner and head of Saffery Champness’ not-for-profit group John Shuffrey added:”Liz will bring with her a wealth of experience and I am certain that she will be a great asset to the firm. We are committed to recruiting the very best people so that we can continue to provide our clients with a service that is second-to-none.”
Adrian Hyde, a partner at CVR Global, has been appointed as the new president for a year-long term, effective 21 April this year
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice
Sheryl Davis joins the firm's High Wycombe office from Barnes Roffe
The appointments have been made across the VAT, audit and international tax teams