Valuer Referral Service

SSBV maintains a record of its members’ qualifications, experience, and specialisation which is used by a Referrals Committee of Council to recommend members suitably qualified for assignments for which nominations are sought.

Applications for referrals should be sent to with sufficient details of the assignment to enable suitable nominees to be identified among the membership

Full members of the SSBV are amongst the most experienced and senior practitioners in the field of share and business valuation.

Albert Tan

Managing Director
CEO – Max Lewis Consultants Pte Ltd

+65 6589 8975

Albert has performed business valuation for SMEs, MNCs, government agencies, public listed companies across diverse industries both locally in Singapore and overseas for purposes of capital fund-raising….

Allen Lunn

Founder – Grimsdales Accountants

+44 (0)1455 840744

Expert in business planning and evaluations for new and outgoing directors in companies and partnerships. Strategic planning for SME’s. Price review; new plant and equipment scheduling and new markets.

Andrew Caldwell

Senior Managing Director –
Ankura Consulting

+44 (0)20 7015 2316

Expertise in disputes and investigations and is one of the UK’s most experienced valuation specialists, with more than 30 years involvement in the commercial valuation of companies, shares, and intellectual property.

Barry Minnery

Founder & Managing Director – Tailored Accounting Solutions

+44 (0)7537 921 446

Extensive experience as financial director and controller encompassing all aspects of statutory and management reporting; planning and forecasting; funding; treasury; negotiation; company secretarial; managing external relationships.

Ben Leandro

Partner – MOORE Kingston Smith

+44 (0)20 4582 1120

Ben Leandro’s work involves a wide range of assignments, including preparing expert witness and advisory reports for a variety of civil and criminal cases. Ben’s particular areas of specialism include valuations for shareholder disputes, matrimonial cases, loss of profit claims, contractual disputes, fraud investigations, professional negligence actions against auditors, and compulsory purchase order matters.

Ben Macnaghten

Valuation Director – Valuation Consulting

+44 (0)20 3912 0062

His valuation experience includes, Valuation assurance for corporate investments in the private equity industry; Advisory and dispute based valuations as a Forensic Accountant; and Advisory and dispute based valuation work for companies, shares and Intellectual Property in his current role. Prior to becoming involved in valuations he gained business experience as an auditor in the industrial, manufacturing and financial services sectors. He is also an Associate of The Academy of Experts.

Bryn Luck Anderson

Valuation Director –
Valuation Consulting

+44 (0)7894 541 442

Bryn has considerable expertise in the valuation of branded business and brands for strategic purposes, and in leading strategic valuation assignments globally helping businesses of all types connect brands to the bottom line. Bryn advises on a wide range of related branding issues including sponsorship strategy, brand positioning, brand architecture optimization and portfolio analysis, brand extension and budget allocation, including a project for UK Government valuing one of their most high-profile international brand campaigns to support funding.

Cheryl Littler

Forensic Manager –
MOORE Kingston Smith

+44 (0)20 4582 1109

Currently working at Moore Kingston Smith in the Litigation Support team, working on CPOs, valuations and fraud investigations. Specialties, Valuations, Loss of Profits, Dispute Resolution, Fraud Investigations.

Chris Lake

Senior Director –
Ankura Consulting

+44 (0)207 398 3845

Primarily focused on valuation and accounting-related engagements that involve determining the value of businesses or shares, as well as calculating lost profits or assessing wasted costs. He has been appointed as an expert witness before the UK High Court and Family Court.

Danny Ryan

Managing Director – BRG UK Ltd

+44 (0)20 3725 8358

Twenty years of experience in valuing businesses, shares, and intellectual property assets in both contentious and non-contentious matters, including sale and purchase transactions, shareholder and post-acquisition disputes, intellectual property licensing, infringement of intellectual property rights, fiscal valuation, and transfer pricing.

Darryl Hazelhurst-Jeavons

Managing Director – Hamilton Blake Chartered Tax Advisors & Accountants

+44 (0)1760 336730

Managing Director of a successful independent firm of Chartered Tax Advisers. My specialist areas are share valuations, employee share schemes, R&D tax incentives and M&A. I have a wealth of experience gained whilst working for a variety of professional service firms. The majority of my clients these days are professional firms who are seeking expert tax advice for their clients.

David Bowes

Principal – Bruce Sutherland & Co.

+44 (0)1608 651091

Experienced lecturer on valuation and writes articles on the subject for the professional press. He has appeared as an expert witness in Court and the Tax Tribunal. Former Honorary Secretary of the SSBV.

David Haigh

CEO – Brand Finance

+44 (0)20 7389 9400

Brand Finance is the world’s leading branded business valuation and strategy consultancy. We help clients to solve brand challenges using financial valuation techniques and advanced market research analysis to deliver.

Fernando Vasconcellos

Valuation Director – Valuation Consulting

+44 (0)20 3928 0000

Fernando’s experience with financial modelling, venture valuation and IP valuation includes working with clients (including start-ups, SMEs, and corporations) on due diligence, strategic management, investor positioning, and on valuing businesses and intangible assets, including technology, patents, brands, software, trademarks and copyright assets.

Heather Gray

Founder & Managing Director – City Valuation Advisory Ltd

+44 (0)7957 691 777

She founded City Valuation Advisory Limited in 2015 to provide independent valuation advice and opinion to companies and private individuals.

James Gilbey

Partner – Mazars

+44 (0)20 7063 4098

Expertise in assisting solicitors, and their clients, in a wide range of contentious quantum issues and forensic accounting investigations. James has assisted in disputes relating to, inter alia, investment trusts, breach of contract claims, loss of profit claims, contentious valuations, competition and cartel claims and post acquisition warranty claims.

John Ellison

Partner & Senior Managing Director – FTI Consulting

+44 (0)20 3727 1720

An expert witness in Courts and arbitrations on 70 occasions in 13 jurisdictions (UK, USA, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Singapore, Hong Kong, UAE, Jersey, Bahamas and Bermuda). His work covers many industries but particularly oil and gas, mining, telecoms and banking.

John Murray

Founder – Irish Business Valuations

+01 430 2900

Providing an independent business valuation service to companies of all sizes and industry sectors nationwide. Our valuation reports are used for exit/succession planning, valuing a minority/majority shareholding, the purchase or sale of a business, shareholder dispute resolution, equity fundraising and to support litigation and expert witness testimony.

Jonathan Massing

Partner – Kingswood Corporate Finance Limited

+44 (0)20 7841 0000

In addition to the role of Managing Partner specialist areas of expertise include: commercial and corporate finance advice; buyouts; venture capital; advising on shareholder disputes; the valuation of private businesses; and acting as a financial expert. Also has extensive experience in the sale and acquisition of private companies and advising on the structure of debt and working capital facilities. An accredited mediator with a specific interest in the resolution of business and commercial disputes.

Kelvin King

Director – Valuation Consulting

+44 (0)20 3928 0000

The valuation of companies their shareholdings, intangible assets, and intellectual property in contentious and non-contentious areas led by the requirements of litigation, tax, accounting, management, and commercial activity.

Matthew McSheaffrey

Associate Director – BRG

+44 (0)20 3514 7824

Focusing on the valuation of businesses and the quantification of damages, generally in a litigation context. He has led the financial analyses and prepared expert witness reports in some of the world’s largest and most complex commercial disputes on engagements for BRG experts who are recognised as global thought leaders in the Who’s Who Legal guides.

Matthew Ward

Associate Director –
Grant Thornton UK LLP

+44 (0)20 7728 2612

Areas of expertise include Business Valuations; Valuations for Corporate Restructurings; Valuations for M&A Transactions; Litigation Support; Disputes; Quantum of Loss Assessments; Financial Reporting Valuations; IFRS 3R / ASC 805 Business Combination Valuations; Intangible Assets (Fair Value Measurement under IFRS 13); Impairment Reviews of Goodwill and Intangible Assets (IAS 36); Portfolio Valuations; Valuations for Tax Purposes; and Share Based Payments (IFRS 2).

Mike Scoltock

Tax Partner – MOORE Kingston Smith

+44 (0)20 4582 1630

Frequently consulted by other practices on technical issues. He continues to advise on both UK and overseas expatriate tax matters, covering all of personal, business and capital taxes matters, and brings his planning experience to bear, in particular on internationally mobile expats and associated share, options, and benefits matters and on the application of double tax treaties. He has a particular expertise in valuation, and also advises on mergers and acquisitions, on residence and domicile, and on trust matters.

Mike Thornton

Partner – Grant Thornton

+44 (0)20 7728 2644

With more than 30 years corporate finance experience in the UK and worldwide covering private equity, acquisitions, disposals and valuations, having worked both as investor and adviser. My career includes building and leading teams, guiding businesses as non-executive director and sharing my knowledge and experience through coaching and teaching.

Pavan Singh

Valuation Director – Eight Advisory

+44 (0)20 0808 9888

Experience includes, preparation and review of tax valuations covering unquoted shares and other business assets for all fiscal purposes including CGT, IHT, Stamp Duty, Income Tax and for Share Schemes.

Ralph Knight

Director – Valuation Analytics Ltd

+44 (0)773 0773 153

Specialises in the valuation of businesses and intangible assets within the leisure and gaming industries, internet and computer technology businesses, the bloodstock and livestock sectors and also the valuation of non-UK companies.

Ravi Maini

Senior Manager – MOORE
Kingston Smith

+44 (0)20 4582 1588

Ravi works as a Senior Manager at Moore Kingston Smith LLP, a top 10 UK accounting firm, since 2014. He is currently a senior employee in the Corporate & Business Tax division of MKS, specialising in all corporate tax compliance and advisory.

Robert Holland

Partner – James Cowper Kreston

+44 (0)7887 982384

An experienced auditor, share valuer and forensic accountant, regularly providing expert evidence for legal cases.

Roula Harfouche

Partner – HKA London

+44 (0)7590 485 806

Specialises in the assessment of damages and complex valuation issues in litigation and international arbitration contexts.

Samantha Woodward

Director – Evelyn Partners

44 (0)20 7131 8707

Expert in Valuation Services

Sarpel Ustunel

Managing Director –
Globalview Advisors

+44 (0)20 7256 2466

With over 25 years of valuation experience, completing valuations of businesses and intangible assets for a variety of purposes, including financial and tax reporting, corporate tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and litigation support.

Susan Blower

Senior Managing Director – Ankura Consulting

+44 (0)20 7469 1111

Specialises in valuations and quantification of loss.

Thayne Andrew Forbes

MA (Oxf) FCA BFP DipM FCIM Chartered Marketer MEWI MAE
Director – Intangible Business Limited

+44 (0) 79 7965 5653

Intangible asset valuation, Intellectual Property valuation, IP valuation and Business valuation

Tom Aslin

Partner – MOORE Kingston Smith

+44 (0)20 4582 1860

I am a partner in the Forensic Accounting Services department at Moore Kingston Smith LLP, and have specialised in forensic accounting since I qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002. During this time I have been involved in a wide range of assignments including fraud investigations, contractual disputes, loss of profit claims, business/share valuations, shareholder and partnership disputes, matrimonial cases, and compulsory purchase matters.

Tom Strickland

Special Advisor

An experienced financial professional with international exposure and a history of achievement in company valuation, mergers & acquisitions, finance, strategy and private equity. Track record of dealing with high-level management, involvement in finance-led negotiations, and managing relationships. Qualifications in accountancy, law and financial strategy.

Tony Hindley

Director – Valuation Analytics Ltd

+44 (0)7730 773153

Vastly experienced valuer of businesses, non-quoted shares, all forms of intellectual property and intangible assets. Past member of the Law Society (now Sweet & Maxwell) Register of Expert Witnesses with experience “​in the box” in the High Court, before the Tax Commissioners and in the International Court of Arbitration.

Travis Taylor

Managing Director – Secretariat

+44 (0)20 3966 7291

Significant experience of assessing damages and opining on value in international arbitration and commercial litigation settings. He is regularly appointed as an expert in valuation and quantum of loss assessments in complex disputes, accounting and financial issues, shareholder disputes, post-transaction disputes, contractual disputes, fraud investigations, and expert determinations.

Tony Hindley

Director – Valuation Analytics Ltd

+44 (0)7730 773153

Vastly experienced valuer of businesses, non-quoted shares, all forms of intellectual property and intangible assets. Past member of the Law Society (now Sweet & Maxwell) Register of Expert Witnesses with experience “​in the box” in the High Court, before the Tax Commissioners and in the International Court of Arbitration.