Richard is at the helm of the firm and has been so for over 20 years. During this time, Richard has gained a wealth of experience across various sectors and strives to deliver the best for his clients. Richard has a passion for Film, Art, Music and Theatre.
Alan has been working at Hogbens Dunphy for almost 40 years. Always first in the office, he’s a cornerstone of Hogbens, and not just because he makes the coffee! Alan has travelled most of the globe, and has a love for the Arts and fine wine & dining.
Cheryl manages the day to day running of Hogbens Dunphy, using all her 25 years of experience in Accountancy, HR and Strategic Management to ensure Hogbens runs as smoothly as possible.
Accounts & Business Manager
Darren manages the Accounts team, preparing management accounts, VAT Returns and self-employed accounts. Darren keeps the team cheerful with his witty sense of humour, and is happy to make jokes at his own expense. He loves football, and is devoted to his wife and three kids.
Corporate Accounts Manager
Tom manages the corporate team, overseeing company accounts, corporation tax and Companies House compliance. Tom has a real passion for music and street art, and can often be found visiting art installations and exhibitions. He is a big Spurs fan, which we try not to hold against him.
Always greeting clients with a smile, Jan oversees all our clients Payroll duties. With the payroll process evolving in recent years, Jan ensured our clients had a seamless transition to RTI, and is now smoothing their path to pensions auto enrolment.
Accounts Assistant & IT Support
Charlie joined in 2012 working alongside Alan and Darren as an Accounts Assistant. His role has developed over the years and is now involved in the IT and Marketing side of the firm. He spends a lot of time at the cinema, or eating out with friends.
Accountant / Senior Client Manager
Working alongside Darren, she helps to prepare VAT Returns, Sole Trader Accounts and Management Accounts. She has recently finished her AAT qualification. Sam loves sushi, movies, and travelling.
Veronica is part of Darren’s team currently finishing off her Final year of AAT Qualification.
She has now built a four years’ experience in Vat Returns and Self-employed Accounts.
She is always smiling and goes out of her way to help other people.
Out of the office she is enjoying singing cooking and going to the cinema regularly.
Connor works closely with Elena on management accounts, also helping the rest of the team with bookkeeping and preparing accounts. He is currently in the middle of studying AAT and hopes to finish his studies soon. Connor is a big UFC fan and has been national champion in martial arts at youth level.
Business Services Supervisor
Verena assists Jan with client’s payroll, deals with our Company Secretarial matters and makes up half of the IT department. She has worked at Hogbens Dunphy since 1996, and has a passion for everything equestrian.
Personal Assistant & Credit Controller
Sue is Richard’s Personal Assistant; she is the longest serving member of staff having started working at Hogbens Dunphy in 1978. Sue has worked with some of our biggest clients throughout the years and continues to greet visitors to the office with a smile.
Receptionist & Office Administrator
Lucy joined the Hogbens team in September 2016 and meets and greets our clients at reception. Working closely with Sue, Lucy is involved in all of the admin side of things at Hogbens. She puts most of us to shame and goes the gym 3 or 4 times a week.
Kai has specialised in tax since 1997 with a wealth of experience working in Accountancy, audit and tax of owner managed businesses with firms of Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisers including a top ten UK accountancy firm and is a qualified Tax Consultant. He has special responsibility for owner managed businesses and has an extensive knowledge in advising clients on all aspects of direct taxation. Kai has a passion for travel, music, theatre, cooking and cricket.
Assistant Tax Manager
Raj works with Saif in the personal tax department, handling the preparation of personal Tax Returns, tax queries and advice. Raj is ATT qualified and is now working towards the CTA qualification. In his spare time, Raj enjoys dancing, going to the cinema and meals out with friends.
Saif Ali Durbary
Saif joined the team in 2017 but quickly made himself an important part of the tax team and is now directly working with clients. He works closely with Raj to assist and prepare personal tax returns along with personal tax planning and queries. Saif is currently undertaking his ATT qualification. He is a keen supporter of Man Utd and says he enjoys the January tax deadline.