The Team

Our people are our heart

We are a diverse bunch, from Baby Boomers, to Millennials and Generation Z. Working Mums and Dads, to part timers, full timers and those who could have retired!
Whilst we are all different, there are some common traits that draw our team together.
David Taylor
Technical Director

David joined Fiscale in 2022 as an R&D Technical Director, he is CTA qualified and has previously headed up R&D teams for some of the biggest accountancy firms. Away from Fiscale, David enjoys playing racket sports and previously had a world ranking in Real Tennis.

Eve Hopley
Technical Director

Eve has a Masters in Chemistry, but was drawn toward a career path in accountancy, achieving Chartered Tax Advisor and Chartered Accountant qualifications.

When not juggling the challenges of being a working mum, she aims for long walks in the countryside. Eve also describes herself as an “Amateur but Enthusiastic gardener”.

John Mayhew

After a successful career in developing technology businesses in his ownership; John retired in 2012 having sold his software business. Three weeks later, bored, he conceived Fiscale as a client-centric R&D tax Credit advisors. He is an active non-executive Chairman and is a keen cyclist and tennis player.

Joseph Webster-Davids
New Business Executive

Joe has been a long serving member of the team at Fiscale, originally joining as an apprentice in the tax team, moving up in the team to a managerial position and now resides on the New Business Development team working on developing and strengthening relationships with new and existing client. When Joe is not in the office, he is probably ticking off another capital city in Europe, with the hope to visit all of them by 2030.

Karen Mayhew
Non-executive Director

Karen’s career was spent in social housing, becoming CEO of Havebury Housing with 6000 properties, 200 staff and a capitalisation of £300 million.  Retired since 2019, Karen is a Non-Executive Director of three housing-related organisations

Lucie Mayhew
Director Human Resources

Lucie has worked for Fiscale since 2016 as the HR Director, and was instrumental in managing the process that lead to the company’s successful IIP Gold award accreditation. In her spare time Lucie enjoys trips to the cinema and is a self-styled Cinephile.

Melvin Thevarajan

Melvin Joined Fiscale in 2022 as part of the technical team as a consultant, he is just starting the process of becoming ATT qualified. In his spare time Melvin loves to travel, and try to attend a live sporting event in every country that he visits.

Neil Butler
IT Manager

With a broad background within the data communication sector, Neil joined Fiscale in 2017 as the IT and Systems Manager and has over time built up a wealth of experience in this field. He has a passion for two wheels, both pedal and petrol driven.

Oliver Mountford
Assistant R&D Tax Manager

Ollie joined Fiscale in 2020. After the recent exam success, Ollie is now a member of the Association of Tax Technicians. He has an impressive vinyl collection and trains Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in his evenings.

Steve Elsom
Chief Operating Officer

Steve enjoyed a long and successful career with Lloyds Banking Group, with over twenty years’ experience in senior leadership roles. He joined Fiscale in June 2022 and brings a broad range of skills and attributes to the role. Always ‘on the front foot’, Steve is keen to develop the business and create a sustainable platform for future growth. In his spare time, Steve is an accredited cricket umpire, an enthusiastic golfer and a mad keen Spurs fan!

New Business Partners

Louise Barth
R&D Tax Credit Consultant
07775 021365
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Jonathan Buckle
R&D Tax Credit Consultant
07790 001973
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