Our Team

Our accountancy team based in St Albans, Hertfordshire are experts in their fields, whether you need advice for your start-up business or help with your personal tax return we have the experience to deal with it!

Our services include: Income Tax Return, Capital Gains Tax, Corporation Tax, Capital Allowances, Value Added Tax, Inheritance Tax, Vehicle Benefits, Mileage Allowances, National Insurance Contributions, Key Dates & Deadlines, Pension Premiums and Withdrawals, Charitable Giving, Tax-Free Savings and Investments, Workplace Pensions, Stamp Taxes, and Land and Buildings Transaction Tax.

Chris Wallace BA (Hons) ACMA CGMA

Managing Director

Chris is originally from the south coast near Portsmouth. He moved to St Albans in 2004 and now lives here with his family. Chris is qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant and specialises in working closely with business owners to provide ...

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Jay Doshi CTA

Tax Associate

Jayesh J Doshi (Jay) studied Mathematics at UCL, has an MSc in Statistics and has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CTA) for over 25 years. His breadth of experience in this field stretches as far back as 1981, ...

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James Murray

Practice Manager

James comes from Kendal near the Lake District. He moved south to join Visionary Accountants in March 2014 as an Accountant. James specialises in providing compliance tax and accounting services to a broad range of small to medium-sized businesses, as well ...

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Laura Mainwaring


Laura Mainwaring joined Visionary Accountants in April 2016, as an Accountant responsible for year-end accounts, tax returns, bookkeeping & VAT.  She has several years accountancy & tax experience working with a variety of accountancy clients: sole traders, partnerships & limited companies.  ...

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Tena Wallace

HR & Payroll Director

Originally from London, Tena now lives with her family in St Albans. Her background encompasses a wealth of experience in Human Resources and Payroll Management spanning 25 years. Her career started managing the Payroll for Johnson Matthey Plc; a multinational chemical ...

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Beth Kennedy

Payroll Assistant

Reporting to Tena Wallace, HR & Payroll Director, Beth is responsible for processing payroll for our clients, assisting with auto-enrolment and providing a quality service to meet our clients’ payroll needs.  Beth brings previous payroll experience with her and is ...

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Elly Mitchell

Client Services Manager

Elly spent her childhood in Norway before relocating to Hertfordshire where she attended St Albans High School for Girls, and The University of Hertfordshire. Elly started her career in Accountancy, progressing to Financial Controller roles and has benefited from expanding ...

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Kelly Avis-Hay

Procurement specialist

Kelly lives and works in St Albans. Kelly started her career organising corporate team building & brand promotional events for large companies before moving on to specialising in cost reduction and procurement; particularly in the fields of utilities, telecoms and ...

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Marcus Wyatt

R&D Tax Claim specialist

Marcus specialises in helping both UK SME's & large companies claim cash back through the Research & Development Tax Credit Scheme. The UK government states the average SME UK LTD or PLC company claims back on average £43,000. Having previously worked ...

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Brian Mills

Business Development Manager

Brian lives an enviable life on a houseboat on the Thames near Hampton. He has previously worked for St James’s Place generating leads and appointments for advisers. He currently works for Visionary Accountants on business development; identifying and recruiting ...

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