Simon Crookston, who has more than 15 years’ corporate tax, compliance and reporting experience, has joined the firm’s Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells offices, the latter of which was recently relocated to Mount Ephraim Road to allow for expansion.
Simon joins Crowe Clark Whitehill from KPMG where he spent the last four years as an Associate Partner/Director. Simon has worked with clients in a broad range of sectors including real estate, property fund, technology, telecoms and transport.
Simon Crookston said: “I started my career as a chartered accountant in Kent back in 1993 so I am delighted to be returning to the county. Crowe Clark Whitehill is an established firm with ambitious objectives that I hope to help them to achieve. I am looking forward to forming relationships with new clients and enabling Kent companies to be as successful as possible in these difficult times.”
Keith Newman, Kent managing partner for Crowe Clark Whitehilll, added:
“Simon’s recruitment is a real coup for the firm. He has a wealth of experience to add to our already highly competent tax team that will be of real benefit to our Kent clients.”
Simon lives in Charing with his wife and two children and spends his spare time at the Kent Gliding Club.
Crowe Clark Whitehill has eight offices nationally, including offices in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone.