Meet our Team


Andrew Michaelides FFA FFTA

Senior Partner and Founder

  • Over 40 years in the profession
  • Former Director of the London Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Chairman of Hammersmith and Fulham Chamber of Commerce
  • Fellow of both the Institute of Financial Accountants and the Federation of Tax Advisors

Having founded the company more than 40 years ago, as a sole practitioner with one client, it has grown into a practice of 13 people servicing over 600 clients across many different sectors.

I personally oversee the general day-to-day running of the business as well as dealing with clients, both new and old. My particular areas of expertise include preparation of business plans, dealing with tax investigations and the acquisition and disposal of owner managed companies.


Paul Michaelides ACA CTA

Managing Partner

  • Expert accountant, business strategist and tax specialist with over 15 years’ experience working across small, medium and large businesses in all sectors
  • Member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Taxation
  • Trained and worked at big four firm Deloitte for over 7 years
  • Former Tax Director at top 20 firm MacIntyre Hudson

As managing partner I have overall responsibility for the management and performance of the practice, including supervising our staff across all services in both compliance and advisory.

In addition, I am focused on providing high quality accounting, taxation and business strategy services to individuals, SMEs and large corporate clients.

My particular areas of expertise are corporate and international tax, tax investigations, mergers and acquisitions, business strategy, valuation and performance analysis.


Shanez Ghani ATT

  • Tax specialist with over 12 years’ experience working in personal and corporate tax
  • Member of the Association of Taxation Technicians
  • Expert in tax planning and investigations

In my current role I deal mainly with personal tax clients, including everything from the preparation of self assessment returns to complex queries and investigations.

I have extensive experience across the full tax spectrum so I am always on hand to provide clients with help and advice on corporate tax issues, VAT and anything else tax-related!


Dinesh Kanagaratnam ACCA

  • Certified accountant with over 8 years’ experience working for public bodies and small to medium-sized enterprises
  • Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants

I manage a large number of company clients and ensure all their compliance needs are met, including dealing with accounts production and VAT returns.

I am always on hand to provide financial advice to clients in all areas of accountancy.


Naomi Newman ACCA

  • Certified Chartered Accountant with over 9 years’ experience working in industry and for charities and accountancy firms
  • Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants

I manage a large number of company clients and ensure all their compliance needs are met, including dealing with accounts production and VAT returns.

I am always on hand to provide financial advice to clients in all areas of accountancy.


Karen Allbury IAB

  • Over 12 years’ bookkeeping experience
  • Member of the International Association of Bookkeepers

As well as carrying out the day to day bookkeeping activities, such as preparing management accounts and VAT returns, I also manage our payroll service and ensure client requirements are accurately recorded and dealt with on a timely basis.

I have extensive knowledge of all payroll issues and often advise clients on specialist areas, such as sick pay and maternity leave.


Krasimira Marinova

  • Affiliate Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants
  • Over 3 years’ experience in accounting and bookkeeping

I usually find myself doing a bit of everything but the bulk of my time is taken up with bookkeeping and accounts preparation of both annual and management accounts.

It is so important for any organisation to have an accurate and up to date set of accounts, so I work hard to make sure all the necessary information is collected, evaluated and presented to the highest possible standard.


Filipa Aperta

  • Affiliate Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants
  • Over 6 years’ experience in accounting and bookkeeping

Bookkeeping and accounts preparation form the bulk of my work at Michaelides Warner. I find attention to detail is so important

- especially when presented with a large amount of financial information from a wide variety of sources - to ensure all clients get the most accurate picture of their businesses finances.


Thi Ri Price

  • ACCA finalist
  • Over 4 years experience in accounting and finance

I carry out a number of different duties for a wide range of clients, including accounts preparation, VAT returns, and payroll.

I am in regular contact with clients to make sure we always have the most up to date financial information which we can then use to produce work of the highest standard.


Anuja Malhotra

  • Affiliate Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants
  • Over 3 years’ experience in accounting and bookkeeping

I deal with a number of clients on a regular basis, preparing monthly management accounts, VAT returns and budgets etc.

I also complete various other taxation and advisory duties as required and am always on hand to offer support and advice to our clients.


Tina Holland

  • Over 14 years’ payroll experience
  • Responsible for coordinating the wages of over 100 clients across all sectors

I am responsible for the day to day operation of our wages bureau, preparing weekly and monthly salaries for numerous clients and dealing with all PAYE matters.

I also assist with various bookkeeping activities, including accounts preparation and Sageline 50 work.


Nina Yianni


Shailja Thapar-Sondhi


Tahira Mahmood

  • Experienced PA, secretary and administrator
  • Responsible for filing all Company Secretarial procedures

As well as general reception, secretarial, and personal assistant duties, I am responsible for administering our client management software to ensure all client details are kept up to date.

I have extensive knowledge of Companies House filing requirements and am responsible for filing all Annual Returns, Share Transfers and Change of Officers etc.