Meet The Team

John Harrison

John Harrison - Partner

Having started his working life in retail, John left a management position to pursue a career in accountancy. John trained in Lincoln at a top 50 accountancy practice where he gained a wealth of experience looking after a wide range of clients.

John is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and this, coupled with his previous business experiences, helps him to look beyond the numbers when advising clients.

Having gained much experience in the agricultural sector, John works closely with a number of farming businesses as well as a wide range of other business sectors.

Married with four children, John’s social life revolves around his family as well as having an active role in his local church.  John enjoys a turn in the kitchen, unfortunately he enjoys eating more!
Chris Lovett Chris Lovett - Partner

Chris joined the team in in 2012 as a senior manager before becoming a partner in 2013.

He is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants having trained within a top 30 accountancy practice. He has gained a wide range of experience and specialises in new business start-ups and SME’s. Chris can ensure your tax liabilities are kept to a minimum and that the right systems are put in place from the start to help control the growth of your business.

Outside the office Chris is a busy Dad and enjoys most sports, although he now spends more time watching than participating. He is currently training for the London Marathon raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Tony Kingston Tony Kingston - Senior Manager

Tony is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in both accountancy practice and commerce and industry.

He trained and qualified with a small firm in the City of London, dealing mainly with small businesses - sole traders, partnerships and companies.

Following qualification he worked for Stoy Hayward (now BDO Stoy Hayward, one of the top five accountancy firms) as a senior and then a manager, supervising a team dealing with accounts and audits of larger businesses and public companies.

Tony then spent time "on the other side of the fence", working as a finance director in engineering companies and in small head-office teams of plc's.

He has now come back to where he started, helping taxpayers and people running small businesses. From 1992 to 1997 he was a partner in a two-partner firm in Stamford, and between 1997 and 2013 has been running his own business. Tony joined Harrison Seymour when he incorporated his practice with us in April 2013.

In his spare time Tony enjoys spending time with the family, with 3 children and 2 grandchildren, flying and church work.
Denise Taylor

Denise Taylor - Senior Manager

Denise joined the firm in June 2015, after working in industry. This has enabled Denise to experience business from the “other side”.
Denise trained with a local accountancy firm gaining many years of experience. She dealt with a wide range of businesses, from small entities to large audit clients and trusts. She specialises in Solicitor Accounts and the Solicitor Accounts rules compliance reports.
Denise is a busy mum and likes to keep fit and healthy. She runs 3 to 4 times a week and has recently taken up cycling. Her aim is to complete a duathalon in the near future.

Emily Harrison Emily Harrison - Accounts Assistant

Emily was born and raised in Lincoln and has been at Harrison Seymour since 2012.

After leaving school having completed her A Levels, Emily started a year out at her church. During this time she was heavily involved with youth and children’s work. Alongside her church work, Emily did work experience with Harrison Seymour where she soon discovered her love of accountancy. She is currently studying towards her AAT qualification.

Since finishing her year out, Emily still helps with children’s work at her church on a Sunday. Emily also enjoys baking and music, and is currently attempting to learn to play the ukulele.

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