From the formation of CooperFaure in 2006, our key principle is to work with the best. This has involved investing in market-leading technology, suitable premises and information resources.
However, above all, it is about working with the best people, whether it be our staff or third party advisors.
Our team share an enthusiasm to support our clients and bring a range of diverse skills not confined to accountancy. We have created and run businesses, so we really do understand the challenges.
From the founding Directors to our latest recruit, we are all working together to give you the best possible service.
Freddie Faure, (BA), (FCCA), (Xero Certified Advisor)
Freddie is an exceptional technical accountant with a forensic attention to detail who ensures that our service delivery is at the highest level.
In less than three years, Freddie secured all first-time passes in the suite of exams that were required for her to qualify as an ACCA chartered certified accountant. In 2015, Freddie secured her fellowship and is now an FCCA.
Additionally, Freddie has driven CoopeFaure’s transformation to become a 100% cloud-based business, ensuring that we are at the forefront of innovation within the accountancy industry. Freddie lead the way by becoming our first Xero certified advisor in 2016.
This, added to her BA in Business Management and fluency in French and Italian, have given Freddie an impressive portfolio of skills and knowledge that have been extremely beneficial to our clients.
Born in France and growing up in the Seychelles, Freddie has shown the self-motivation to work in multiple jobs to fund her university studies and, as such, she understands the importance to a business of making every penny count and of the precious value of time.
Our cornerstone is this passion to provide exemplary back-office services to enable our clients to unlock time to dedicate to their business development and company growth.
Jon Cooper, (CIMA)
Jon is an extremely knowledgeable and versatile CIMA-qualified accountant with nearly thirty years’ experience that has not been confined to the world of accountancy.
For the five years prior to establishing CooperFaure, Jon combined working as an interim accountancy consultant with running his own Events Management company that boasted a client portfolio that included BP, British Sky Broadcasting, Quest Software and Honda UK.
Since 2015, Jon has fulfilled the Financial Director role on behalf of our clients’ businesses, by working in conjunction with the board of directors and guiding them with their internal business decisions.
As a result, he understands the myriad pressures on business owners from negotiating credit facilities to securing venture capital investments to challenging iniquitous business rates to dealing with the seemingly endless red tape. All of which feeds into our ethos of providing the platform to enable our clients to focus on their business.
A dedicated and commercial professional who is hands-on, Jon offers the highest quality business support with energy and an extremely robust accounting and tax advisory skill set.
Lovena Bullough, (MA), (FCCA)
FD Advisory Manager
Lovena is the newest member of the CooperFaure team, joining us in March 2017. We are delighted to announce that she is our new Financial Director and Advisory Manager in our London office.
Lovena is a fellow FCCA member since 2014 with a Master’s degree in Applied Accounting. She has rich experience of both working in practice and in managing a retail business.
This background has given her in-depth knowledge and experience in the finance and retail industry providing her with superior tax accounting and managerial advisory skills.
As well as being fluent in French, Lovena is conscientious and takes a meticulous approach to her work, always applying a professional and logical approach to problem solving by remaining client focused.
In her spare time Lovena enjoys spending time with her family, exercising and keeping up with her favourite sports.
At a time of digital transformation in the accountancy and compliance world, we are thrilled that Lovena has joined CooperFaure to work we with us as we develop our portfolio of advisory services to support our clients’ businesses. We would also like to take this opportunity to wish her the best of luck for her Chartered Tax Association course in the summer.
Martina Kovacova, (BA), (CIMA Cert BA)
Since joining CooperFaure in the spring of 2014, we are proud that Martina has progressed with us and is now the Accountancy Manager in our London office.
Having graduated with a BA in Business and Psychology, Martina has gained her CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting, whilst finding the time to follow her pastimes of surfing and fitness training.
Martina has the background of working in busy environments to tight deadlines whilst appreciating need of remaining client focused. In addition, at a time of fast-moving development at CooperFaure, she has an appetite to take on more responsibilities and to provide the us with a clear vision and goal.
Her dedication ensures that we remain true to our core tenet of providing a top class personal service.
Emma Kiviniemi Andersson, (BSc), (Xero Certified Advisor)
Sales & Marketing Manager
Emma joined the CooperFaure family in 2015, and started as our Accounts Administrator. Since then she has become our Sales and Marketing Manager as she has demonstrated her creative side for marketing.
As well as graduating with a BSc (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management, she became a certified Xero software advisor in 2016. Emma is also an elite athlete who placed 5th in the pole vault at the 2016 Swedish National Championships and hoping to go on to represent her country at a senior international level.
This background has furnished Emma with an insight and aptitude for team work, self-discipline and time management which are essential in an office environment that needs to marry timetabled deadlines with urgent requirements.
Alexander Nikiforou, (BSc), (Xero Certified Advisor)
Alex has recently joined CooperFaure as our Accounts Administrator and we are delighted to reveal that within three months of joining he became our fourth Xero certified advisor.
Having graduated in 2016 with a BSc in Mathematics, Alex has shown extensive numerical skill, and a diligent approach to contribute to the tentative service provided to our clients. Additionally, Alex has demonstrated the ability to grasp new concepts quickly as he has adapted well to our fast-moving development within the company. When he is not working, Alex finds time for his enjoyment of music, playing sports and travelling.
We are excited to follow Alex’s progress with us, as he is determined to develop his knowledge within accountancy further.