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), (Xero Certified Advisor)
FD Advisory Manager
Lovena joined CooperFaure team in 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.
Priyen Patel, (ACCA), (Xero Certified Advisor)
Priyen joined our team in 2017 as our Senior Accountant, a fully ACCA chartered certified accountant. Within a few months of joining CooperFaure, we are delighted to announce that Priyen has qualified and joined our growing team of Xero Certified Advisors.
His previous experience of working within the accountancy industry and his ability to build rapport with clients has enabled him to assist our client portfolio. Additionally, he joined our Self-Assessment team, and in January 2018 he enabled us to complete our record number of tax returns.
Priyen is extremely ambitious and his desire to assist the team has provided great support for our Accounts Administrators, and therefore, he has been an exceptional addition to the team.
In his spare time Priyen dedicates his time to spend with his close friends and family as well as supporting his local football team.
We are excited to see CooperFaure flourish with Priyen leading the way for our client portfolio to grow.
Pavithra Sri Hari, (Xero Certified Advisor)
We are very glad to introduce Pavithra as our newest Accounts Administrator. She is a Part-Qualified for ACCA and is on the study path to being a full-fledged ACCA member in the near future. She is a great addition to our team and she has proven to be highly able, meticulous and dedicated.
Her approach to work is very detail oriented, and she has already shown her diligent approach to contribute to the tentative service provided to our clients. Her determination to deepen her accountancy knowledge further has enabled her to pick up a remarkable set of skills in a short period of time which perfectly complement our team.
Currently embarking on her accountancy studies, Pavithra still finds time to enjoy her passions for cooking, baking and running. Her children are her world and she love spending time with her family and friends.
We are excited to follow Pavithra’s progress with us, as she is determined to develop her knowledge within accountancy further.
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 2nd in the pole vault at the 2018 Swedish National Indoor 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.
Billy Docwra, (BA)
Sales & Marketing Assistant
We are delighted to have Billy join our team in September 2017. He has not only been a great addition to our sales and marketing team but to all of us at CooperFaure. Having graduated in 2017 with a BA in Geography, Billy has harnessed his intellect, personable approach and organizational skills to contribute to the smooth and successful running of our services.
Billy has demonstrated the ability to grasp new concepts quickly as he has adapted well to our fast-moving development within the company in a professional manner. He has also shown heaps of initiative and a get-up-and-go attitude by providing new ideas of how to improve our internal and external sales processes.
When he is not working, Billy finds time for his enjoyment of sports and a large part of his life involves a thriving social circle in which he enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Billy is a pleasure to work with and he offers the people skills and great business acumen to allow us to manage the process without compromising on our philosophy which is driven by customer service.