Category: Meet The Team

Susan Clegg

I write content for the AVN websites, blogs, social media posts, emails and anything else that needs words! AVN members and the AVN team have so many fantastic stories to tell and so many great ideas. I love having the opportunity to get the message out to the world and finding the right language to [...]
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Joanne Wharam

I am a business coach and my passion is to support business owners throughout the UK to take the frustrations out of running their business and maximise their potential. Whether that is their own individual potential, their team potential or their business potential. This enhances motivation and increases return on the investment they make in [...]
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Bernard Keavy

I originally trained in accountancy when I left university and I am also a Chartered Financial Planner.  I spent nearly 20 years with Clerical Medical Investment Group, winning several sales accolade awards, and was a leading member of the team responsible for developing and marketing their pensions products. For the last 10 years I’ve run [...]
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Alan Woods

As well as being a Practice Growth Expert for AVN, I’m also founder of Woods Squared, Capium Brand Ambassador, a Capitalise Industry Adviser and a Practice Ignition Product Champion. I love working with people to help them achieve their business and personal goals and after more than a decade of doing this, there is nothing [...]
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Kerry Riley

I deal with all things Shane. From diary management to tasks, deadlines, procedures, recruitment. I make sure Shane is where he needs to be at the right time! I work on different projects when required, helping the team to move forward AVNs goals. I also deal with all things database related, and reporting including our OnePagePlan!
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Emma Slack

I trained in accountancy but developed the business consultancy and support "bug" when I saw how much more we could do to help business owners have real control over their business if we focussed more on how we could help them improve the key numbers rather than just reporting on the statutory accounts. In my [...]
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Shane Lukas

As AVN MD, I work with hundreds of accountants and help them overcome their challenges so that they, in turn, can help their clients do the same. I lead the amazing team of people at AVN, all of whom are as passionate as I am about helping and supporting our members. Through office visits and [...]
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Andrew Miller

I’m formerly an accountant, working for KPMG for over 16 years. I left at the beginning of 2011, since when I have worked exclusively as a business coach. At KPMG, I worked in insolvency, meaning that my day job was actually running businesses – of all shapes and sizes, from building oil rigs to making [...]
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