Baker Tilly has appointed three new partners in its Leeds office.
Victoria Craven, Chloe Ellis and Fiona Miller have all passed the firm’s internal selection process and take on their new roles from 1 April.
Victoria, who grew up in Leeds and attended Woodhouse Grove School, joined Baker Tilly as a trainee in 1998 after graduating from the University of Dundee. She became a fully qualified ACA in 2001 and has worked as an auditor for a variety of clients including owner managed businesses, AIM-listed plcs and pension schemes.
More recently, she has specialised in auditing not-for-profit bodies including charities, schools and academies.
Chloe Ellis, who has worked in Leeds for more than 10 years, joined Baker Tilly as a fully qualified chartered tax adviser in 2011. She has broad ranging experience across all sectors and specialises in transactions tax issues, often involving large, international corporates.
She works closely with the firm’s Corporate Finance team, and has recently advised on a number of successful transactions in the local market.
Fiona Miller, who is originally from Scotland but settled in Yorkshire 25 years ago, joined Baker Tilly in 2004, having trained at a Big Four firm. Fiona heads up the firm’s Restructuring and Recovery technical team and has extensive knowledge of restructuring processes, from both a practical and regulatory respective.
She is responsible for all aspects of regulatory and risk management in relation to the restructuring and recovery faculty, as well as delivering technical advice and promoting a strong compliance culture across the firm. She is a member of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals and passed the Joint Insolvency Examination Board exams in 2001.
Kevin O’Connor, Baker Tilly regional managing Partner for Yorkshire and the North East said: “‘Victoria, Chloe and Fiona have all shown that they have the talent to successfully come through the gruelling selection process, and I’m delighted that we have been able to offer them partnership at a relatively early stage in their careers.
“I’m particularly pleased that we were able to nurture their talent in-house and offer them the career opportunities to match their ambitions. I have no doubt that they will all play important roles within the firm, and continue to provide an excellent service to their respective clients both in Yorkshire and across the country.”